Master of Prevention Science
University of Oklahoma

Program Details

The master’s degree in Prevention Science from the University of Oklahoma specializes in training professionals to help families and communities struggling with substance abuse issues. Students will learn the theoretical and real-world skills necessary to help others fight addiction.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium’s Certified Prevention Specialist credential. Career paths open to graduates of this online master’s in substance abuse counseling include alcohol and drug abuse prevention, behavioral health, public health administration, prevention consulting, program evaluation, and more. 

Topics studied in this degree program include:

  • Prevention across the lifespan
  • Foundations in prevention science
  • Cultural, social, and diversity issues
  • Strategic planning and evaluation
  • Ethics
  • Program implementation and evaluation


  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Transcripts
  • GPA of 3.0

School Accreditation Statement

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