Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling
Clarks Summit University

Program Details

With the online BS in Addictions Counseling degree program from Clarks Summit University, you'll build a biblical foundation for counseling and further studies with an emphasis on dealing with addictions. Courses are founded upon, focused on, and filtered through a Christian lens. Graduates will be prepared to serve their community, be a lay counselor at their church, enter a career in addiction counseling, or advance in job responsibilities.

The curriculum examines:

  • Dynamics of discipleship
  • Abnormal psychology
  • Understanding and treating addictions
  • Substance and behavioral addictions
  • Adult development
  • Ethics and professionalism
  • Marriage and family dynamics
  • Crisis counseling

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Clarks Summit University is accredited by:

Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE)

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score