Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Addictions
Purdue University Global

Program Details

Purdue University Global’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Addictions degree is designed for those who seek to become professionals in careers that assist people whose lives are affected by substance abuse, or those who suffer from other potentially detrimental behavioral addictions, such as gambling. The program’s curriculum focuses on building a fundamental understanding of the major concepts, values, theories, psychological studies, research methods, and historical trends in psychology as they apply to:

  • Addiction science
  • Assessment
  • Prevention
  • Intervention
  • Treatment
  • Case management

As a student, you will have the opportunity to examine the process of addiction, pharmacology, the recovery process, prevention, and case-management skills. You will also study ways to guide clients in maintaining their sobriety.


  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent

Special Accreditation

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Indiana, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Utah, Wyoming