Master of Arts in Addiction Studies
Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies

Program Details

This online MA in Addiction Studies with a specialization in Integrated Recovery for Co-Occurring Disorders offers you the opportunity to complete your clinical practice at renown counseling centers.  You’ll learn from leading experts in treatment and behavioral health as you progress through your coursework and practicum, acquiring the skills and knowledge to grasp the complexities of addiction.  Together with your cohort, you’ll dive into an innovative curriculum founded upon evidence-based treatment.  Diagnoses, trauma-informed treatment, medical issues and psychopharmacology are some of the issues covered, in classes such as:

  • Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis for Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Culturally-Responsive Co-Occurring Disorders Counseling

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Program requires two, on-campus residencies