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Counseling, Addictions Counseling Concentration, M.A.

Counseling, Addictions Counseling Concentration, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Students are prepared to work with diverse populations in elementary and secondary schools, community agencies, student affairs positions in colleges and universities, and substance abuse treatment facilities. The academic preparation follows guidelines established by state licensure and certification boards.

Programme Structure

  • Orientation to the Profession: Addictions Counseling
  • Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Clinical Applications in Addictions Counseling
  • Family Seminar: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Counseling Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Biomedical and Psychosocial Perspectives on Drugs

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Complete the online application.
  • Send your $60 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Equivalent of a US Bachelors degree 
  • GRE scores

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        1000 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 1000 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
      • National Applies to you

        693 USD/credit
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 693 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Montclair

      • 1673 - 4120 USD/month
        Living Costs

      The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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