Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology / Addictions
Northcentral University

Program Details

As a PhD in the Psychology of Addictions, you will be an in-demand leader in your field.  Northcentral's highly-professional online doctoral program centers on the assessment and treatment of addictive behavior, substance abuse and dependency.  With this PhD, you'll be prepared to implement addiction treatment programs or evaluate existing programs from a senior-level position.  Your leadership, scholarship and counseling skills will flourish as a mental health professional within this program.  You’ll work your way through an internship, practicum and finally, prepare your dissertation.   Specialization courses may include:

  • Co-occurring Disorders
  • Addiction and Related Disorders
  • Clinical Survey of Substance Abuse


  • A master’s degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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