MS – Addiction Studies
Capella University

Program Details

Learn to help others overcome their addiction to substances and specific behaviors with this online MS in Addiction Studies from Capella. The program involves a residency and internship, along with coursework that will enrich your skills as a counselor. You’ll gain the knowledge to help people individually, and to work as part of a clinical team, from classes such as:

  • Principles of Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Addiction Treatment
  • Group Therapy in Addiction Treatment

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • One in-person, 7-day residency experience is required.