Addiction Specialization - Master of Social Work (MSW)

Addiction

Addiction can affect individuals from all walks of life—celebrities, public officials, or people you see each day in your community. The common thread is that addiction can severely impair an individual’s ability to function in society. In this elective cluster, you can learn how addiction impacts individuals, families, and communities. You will explore the most current theories around treatment of various types of addictions, from substance abuse to gambling or binge eating. Students in this elective cluster focus on supporting communities where addiction plays a major role in social problems.

Completion Requirements

  • 97 total quarter credits
  • 8 days of residency (two 4-day residencies)

Note that this program requires students to have a web cam for their first course of the program and for various assignments throughout the program. Please refer to our standard program technology requirements.

This program can be completed in as little as 33 months, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Two-year full-time and Advanced Standing track students can finish earlier. For a personalized course listing and estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

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