Bachelor of Arts in Psychology / Addiction Studies
Rivier University

Program Details

Rivier University offers an online substance abuse counseling degree, the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with an Addiction Studies track.  This track is designed for those who wish to help improve the quality of life for those suffering from substance use issues.  Courses are based on theory, research, and current perspectives on prevention and treatment.  You will learn to address the challenges associated with substance misuse, addiction, alcoholism, and drug dependence.  Graduates are prepared for careers in:

  • Counseling
  • Recovery Services
  • Advocacy
  • Public Health

While focusing on substance use disorders, this online bachelor’s in psychology also looks at the broader psychology field, helping students fully understand and explore the science of human behavior.  They will develop strong analytical skills, become effective communicators, and learn to solve problems creatively.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rivier University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score