The Master of Addiction Counseling in Psychology is designed to provide students the education needed to become a licensed addiction counselor. With this degree and licensure, graduates are 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.

Effective Fall 2022

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
PSY 612Introduction to Addiction Counseling3
PSY 675Ethics and Professional Psychology Practice3
PSY 724Motivational Interviewing3
PSY 726Neuropharmacology of Addiction3
 Total Credits12
PSY 613Advanced Addiction Counseling3
PSY 620Addiction Counseling Concepts4
PSY 775Diversity Issues in Counseling3
PSY 793Clinical Supervision of Addiction Counseling3
 Total Credits13
Second Year
PSY 787Internship9
 Total Credits9
PSY 787Internship9
 Total Credits9
 Program Total Credits:43

A minimum of 43 credits are required to complete this program.