Program Overview

With an online Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies degree from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, you will be prepared to help people overcome harmful, destructive additions. This program of study consists of numerous psychology-related courses that help students understand the human mind and how addiction can be assessed and treated. With a wide range of courses that cover topics like family dynamics and addiction counseling, this degree can be highly beneficial and applies to many different areas of work. 

Graduates of this online program will be able to work in areas that involve addiction and psychology, but the degree applies to other fields as well. This is because employers all across the globe need people who can collect, organize, and analyze data, as well as people who have a strong understanding of the human mind. 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    High school diploma or equivalency diploma. ACT, SAT, or COMPASS scores.


    School Overview

    Northwestern State University was established in 1884 in the old Bullard Mansion atop a hill overlooking the bustling river port city of Natchitoches. The campus grew as the school expanded from a two-year degree for teachers at Louisiana State Normal School to the four-year education degree at Louisiana Normal College in 1921. In 1944, the school became Northwestern State College and Northwestern State University in 1970.

    NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in addition to professional certificates. Students requiring added flexibility may take advantage of the online campus at eNSU. Virtual coursework and distance education degree programs reflect that of on-campus counterparts. Degrees are offered completely online, though certain courses may require proctored exams or campus visits to take exams.


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