Bachelor of Arts in Human Services / Substance Abuse
Southern New Hampshire University

Program Details

SNHU's substance abuse degree online provides the training and tools you need to support sufferers of alcoholism, drug addiction and other substance use disorders as they endeavor to restore their lives and relationships.

You'll graduate with a strong educational foundation, able to implement the 12 Core Functions of a drug and alcohol counselor – as established by industry leader International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (or IC&RC). Those capabilities include:

  • Understanding the theories surrounding addiction
  • Assessment and diagnosis skills – using interviews, case histories and other data
  • Treatment strategies
  • Facilitating group discussions, conducting interventions, creating recovery plans
  • Weighing legal and ethical issues associated with addiction
  • Caseload, evaluation and documentation management

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score