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.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • A GPA of 3.25 or higher and/or successful graduate coursework may be substituted for the GRE.