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World-Class Faculty and Christ-Centered Instruction

Our quality academic offerings taught by our diverse faculty equip our students with the skills needed for careers in behavioral and social sciences. Our faculty are thought leaders in their respective industries and bring real-world experience directly to the classroom. 97% of faculty members rank exceptional on student evaluations and integrate biblical teachings and truths into the coursework, equipping students with Christ-like compassion needed for this field. 

World Class Faculty


Student Center

Student Focused

For more than 40 years, the CBSS has made an investment in the success of its students. As one of the largest and oldest programs at CBU, we are home to thousands of students who are pursuing their purpose to bring healing and hope to communities in need. 


Intentional Experience and Career Preparation through Accredited Programs

At the CBSS, we prepare students for a life of service. We offer a lecture series on campus to connect our students with leading scholars in the field who combine their academic expertise with their service-centered mindset to explore various career paths. Students put their passion into action by practicing the skills they have learned through community partnerships and organizations to utilize in their future careers. 

Intentional Practice


Research Center

Premier Research Centers and Clinical Services

We offer three premier research centers — the Center for Community Engagement and Social Innovation, the Center for the Study of Human Behavior and The Center for Sport and Performance Psychology. These centers support and enhance research and are a wonderful resource to collaborate alongside others and develop innovative practices that impact the lives and well-being of the community. 


Intentional Community Partnerships

We intentionally connect our students to local organizations and clinical services to utilize the skills learned in the classroom. CBSS students complete over 200,000 hours of service with over 220 agencies throughout Southern California during the academic year. With practical experience, passion for service and a high-quality education, CBU students are desired and sought out by reputable employers. 

Community Partners


Campus Life

Extraordinary Campus Life

Life on campus at CBU is second to none. It is filled with students purposefully pursuing their passions through a Christ-centered education alongside supportive faculty/student relationships. CBSS is here for your purpose and to equip you with the skills needed to make a lasting impact in communities for generations to come.