Addiction Counseling

Addiction is a battle that cannot be fought alone. This specialization can prepare you to address the unique emotional challenges of individuals and families as they find their way to hope and healing. In addition to the various types of addictive behaviors, you’ll study contemporary treatment and intervention models used to promote recovery. You can gain the focused skills and insights to provide addiction counseling services to various clients in schools, businesses, community agencies, and other settings.

Completion Requirements

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.


Course Code Course Credits
Course Code COUN 6202 Course Theories, Treatment, and Case Management of Addiction Credits 5
Course Code COUN 6204A Course Assessment in Counseling and Addiction Credits 5

*You can focus on a general counseling area and complete your field experience before the Addiction Counseling courses, or focus on a specific area of Addiction Counseling and complete your field experience after your specialization coursework.

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