An online Substance Abuse Counseling degree prepares students to provide professional counseling to those struggling with alcohol, drug, and other substance use disorders. Addiction and substance abuse counselors can help people struggling to restore their lives and relationships. Class topics such as addiction in the family, pharmacology of drugs of abuse, and advanced counseling and psychotherapy techniques help students prepare for their careers.
Classes are taught from a Christian perspective so students can learn how to consider spirituality and diversity while counseling others of all backgrounds and beliefs. Graduates can seek licensure as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor or mental health counselor in Oklahoma.
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)