Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies
University of South Dakota

Program Details

Looking for a career that can make a huge difference in your community?  Are you a good listener?  Then you should consider the online Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies.  This program offered by the University of South Dakota bases its education and curriculum upon a foundation of science.  Coursework includes compelling subjects like:

  • Family counseling
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Addiction prevention in communities
  • Trauma and addiction

Counseling is a precious resource to our communities and those-in-need.  With a BS in Addiction Studies from the University of South Dakota, you can make a difference.

Note that this curriculum is intended for students to qualify and gain certification within the state of South Dakota.  If you are a distance-learner from another state, please check your certification qualifications along with any other internship and course requirements.


  • A high school diploma or GED is required

Special Accreditation

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)

School Accreditation Statement

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