Find out more about Ottawa University

Master of Arts in Counseling / Addiction Counseling

Program Details

The online MA in Counseling / Addiction Counseling degree program integrates theory, research, and practice in order to prepare students for careers as addiction counseling professionals. The program meets the educational requirements (in most states) for licensure or certification, and graduates may pursue positions in a variety of settings including private practice, substance abuse clinics, group practices, and hospitals.

Requirements

Official undergraduate transcripts. 3.0 GPA - minimum requirement. A personal statement. A current resume of professional work experience. Three letters of recommendation. A two-page essay. Official transcripts of all completed graduate-level coursework.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)