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Master of Science in Addiction Counseling

The Master of Science in Addiction Counseling program from Ottawa University is designed to prepare students for an impactful counseling career in a variety of professional settings, from private practice to substance abuse clinics, rehabilitation centers and other human services organizations. Through a comprehensive curriculum covering addictions, multicultural concerns, ethics, treatment planning and co-occuring disorders, prospective counselors develop the tools they need to care for substance abusers and those with dependency disorders.

Graduates of this Addictions Counseling program will have met the educational requirements to pursue the Licensed Associate Substance Abuse Counselor (LASAC) credential for the state of Arizona. While the program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in most states, requirements do vary state by state. Students are encouraged to contact their state authority to ensure the program meets their specific state’s requirements.

This program is also accredited by the California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE), fulfilling CAADE classroom and practicum requirements in preparation to sit for the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of California (ACCBC) certification exam.

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