The Master of Addiction Counseling is designed to provide students the education needed to become a Licensed Addiction Counselor. With this degree and licensure, graduates will be able to enter the workforce as treatment providers for those struggling with substance use and substance use disorders. The program is structured as one year of course work and one year of internship in order to satisfy state requirements for certification and licensure. This program is seen as a continuation of the Major in Psychology, Addictions Counseling Concentration

Effective Fall 2017

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
PSY 612Introduction to Addiction Counseling3
PSY 675Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice3
PSY 724Motivational Interviewing3
PSY 726Neuropharmacology of Addiction3
 Total Credits12
Spring
PSY 613Advanced Addiction Counseling3
PSY 720Psychopathology3
PSY 776Business and Practice of Addiction Counseling3
PSY 793Clinical Supervision of Addiction Counseling3
 Total Credits12
Second Year
Fall
PSY 786EAdvanced Practicum: Clinical9
 Total Credits9
Spring
PSY 786EAdvanced Practicum: Clinical9
 Total Credits9
 Total Credits42

A minimum of 42 credits are required to complete this program.