Bachelor of Arts in Addictions & Mental Health Treatment
Alvernia University

Program Details

Alvernia University offers an online bachelor’s degree in Addictions and Mental Health Treatment. Graduates of this degree program will be prepared for leadership roles in behavioral healthcare, including addiction, mental health, child welfare, and criminal justice. 

Courses examine intervention, prevention, treatment, and recovery from addictions and other mental illnesses. Fieldwork in a behavioral health agency allows for real-world practice of clinical skills, cultural expertise, self-reflection, decision-making skills, and professionalism. This online substance abuse counseling degree provides academic credentials toward Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification.

Professions available to graduates include:

  • Case management
  • Addiction and mental health counseling
  • Addiction prevention
  • Administration
  • Community management


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education