Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Substance Abuse
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Program Details

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Substance Abuse from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, you will be prepared for a career to assist individuals with a wide range of addiction-related issues. This entirely online program will help you understand the basics of addiction disorders and the complexities behind this important topic. 

Graduates will increase their earning potential and job opportunities while learning the most important aspects of addiction research and theory. The also program includes numerous topics that directly relate to psychology, including the history, theories, and issues related to the field.

Students will benefit from learning:

  • Addiction counseling skills,
  • Addiction-professional ethics,
  • Dynamics of group counseling. 

This online program is made to fit the schedule of busy professionals and people already in the work force, so it may be perfect for your unique needs.

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

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges