Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling
Ottawa University

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Addictions Counseling is an online substance abuse counseling degree program from Ottawa University.  This program examines factors that influence the delivery of addiction counseling and substance use disorder services.  You will develop skills in critical thinking and knowledge about methods of assisting individuals in obtaining long-term recovery.  Course work covers a range of topics within addiction counseling, including:

  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Chemical dependency
  • Substance use disorders
  • Harm reduction
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Dual diagnosis

Graduates are ready to help improve the welfare of those whose lives are jeopardized by various forms of addiction, including careers in Addiction Counseling Agencies, Residential Treatment Facilities, Hospitals, and Outpatient Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Centers.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ottawa University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score