The University of Providence Addictions Counseling program emphasizes a solid knowledge base in the area of addiction studies. Although the field of addiction is broad, the program at UP emphasizes treatment and intervention for the chemically dependent.
Employment of substance abuse counselors is projected to grow 22 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. This program is structured to meet Montana, Washington, Oregon, California, and Texas state licensure requirements with the additional completion of supervised internship hours.
UP also offers an Addictions Counseling Certificate program for individuals who have already earned a bachelor’s degree.
Program is delivered online and can be completed in four years. No travel is necessary.
Undergraduate tuition is $12,120/semester for full-time students (12-18 credits) or $790/credit for part-time students. All PSJH caregivers, benefits-eligible spouses or partners, and dependents are eligible for a 50 percent reduction of tuition charges for eligible programs offered at the University of Providence.