Associate of Arts in Addictions Counseling
Clarks Summit University

Program Details

The online AA in Addictions Counseling degree program from Clarks Summit University examines principles of psychology and counseling that are founded upon, focused on, and filtered through a Christian lens. This online substance abuse counseling degree gives students a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies. Graduates are prepared to start or advance in a career in addictions counseling, or transition into the Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling program.

In addition to an introduction to counseling, the curriculum covers:

  • Abnormal psychology
  • Understanding and treating addictions
  • Substance and behavioral addictions
  • Marriage and family dynamics
  • Crisis counseling


  • High school transcripts or GED scores
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • ACT, SAT, or CLT scores

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education