Master of Arts in Clinical Addictions Counseling
Indiana Wesleyan University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Clinical Addictions Counseling is an online substance abuse counseling degree program from Indiana Wesleyan University.  This online counseling degree prepares students to serve their communities as qualified Christian counselors.  The rigorous curriculum uses related healing arts and sciences, evidence-based practice, and an integrated Christian worldview with a focus on behavioral and social sciences to teach students about addiction and healing.  You will learn to work with chemical addictions and addictive behaviors, including eating, sexual, and gambling disorders, and to help individuals and families suffering from addiction.  Students are trained to integrate their Christian faith into their practice as they serve their communities in character, scholarship, and leadership.  Graduates are academically qualified to pursue state licensure and national certification.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • GRE test score (A GPA of 3.25 or higher and/or successful graduate coursework may be substituted for the GRE.)
  • Writing sample
  • Official transcripts
  • Three recommendations
  • Interview

Special Accreditation

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission