Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Chemical Dependency Counseling
Western New Mexico University

Program Details

With substance abuse on the rise, you can use this online Chemical Dependency Counseling bachelor’s degree to make a difference to individuals and their families.  You’ll gain the skills and knowledge to help others face their addiction and change their behavior, regardless of whether you choose a BA or BS curriculum pathway.  You can also use this online counseling degree to become a program administrator or researcher.  At WNMU, classes are taught in an  asynchronous format, enabling you to learn while juggling family and work. Specialization classes likely offered are:

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Helping Skills – Chemical Dependency
  • Trauma & Addiction


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Transcripts
  • Placement Test scores may be required.

School Accreditation Statement

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