The online BS in Human Services / Behavioral & Addictions Counseling degree program is designed to give students the same solid foundation that Elizabethtown College’s Human Services degree provides, but it also features classes covering topics such as group counseling, pharmacology and addictions, and addictive disorders. This specialized curriculum allows students to sit for certification as Certified Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counselors and prepares them for positions that entail working with groups or individuals who desire to overcome substance abuse or to work with those who have a behavior disorder.
Minimum of 3 years full-time work experience. 23 years of age or older. High school diploma or GED equivalent. Sufficient writing skills for success in an accelerated degree program.
Application requires: Official transcripts; Resume; Essay.
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
All major coursework is offered online. Core and general electives are offered online, onsite, or in blended formats.
Consent for Contact
I understand that by submitting this form, WGU and Get Educated will be contacting me by email and phone. Submitting this form also constitutes my express written consent to receive phone calls and text messages from WGU, at the phone number(s) I have provided, including a wireless number. I also understand that consent is not a condition of enrollment.