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Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Addictions

Program Details

Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Addictions degree is designed for those who seek to become professionals in careers that assist people whose lives are affected by substance abuse, or those who suffer from other potentially detrimental behavioral addictions, such as gambling. The program’s curriculum focuses on building a fundamental understanding of the major concepts, values, theories, psychological studies, research methods, and historical trends in psychology as they apply to:

  • Addiction science
  • Assessment
  • Prevention
  • Intervention
  • Treatment
  • Case management

As a student, you will have the opportunity to examine the process of addiction, pharmacology, the recovery process, prevention, and case-management skills. You will also study ways to guide clients in maintaining their sobriety.


  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)


Not authorized for residents in: Alabama, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Massachusetts, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.