Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling
Indiana Wesleyan University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling degree program is available from Indiana Wesleyan University.  This online substance abuse counseling degree program offers an in-depth education from a Christian perspective.  The curriculum is designed to teach students to understand and/or serve addicted persons and their families while integrating their faith into the coursework.  Most of the coursework can be completed online with practicums offered at a site mutually agreed-upon, allowing adults with unique needs and experiences to complete the degree. 

Courses covers a variety of areas and may include:

  • Principles of Addictions Counseling
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Addictions Theory
  • Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Counseling Addicted and Dysfunctional Family Systems


  • This program requires 60 transferable credit hours for acceptance. Students who do not have necessary credits may be able to enroll in one of the school's online associate programs.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • English language proficiency for  international applicants

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission