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Addiction Counseling

University of Detroit Mercy

36 months
Duration
1006 USD/credit 20120 USD/year
1006 USD/credit 20120 USD/year
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About

Addiction Counseling from University of Detroit Mercy is the leader in addiction counseling, known for its innovation in providing cutting-edge education related to substance and behavioral addiction counseling. 

Overview

Addiction Counseling from University of Detroit Mercy provides specialized training in the prevention, assessment and treatment of addictive disorders. With a foundation in mental health counseling, specific course work in addiction counseling is completed to fulfill requirements for competence in both substance and process/behavioral (e.g., gambling, sexual) addictions. 

Careers

The program prepares individuals for working with addictions in a variety of settings, such as private and public agencies, rehabilitation centers, as well as outpatient clinics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counseling and Human Development 
  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Program Development and Evaluation
  • Career Counseling 
  • Counseling Skills 
  • Testing and Evaluation 
  • Group Counseling 
  • Trauma, Crisis and Prevention 
  • Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment 
  • Legal, Ethical, and Advocacy Issues in Counseling 
  • Consultation and Staff Development 
  • Addiction Counseling: Advanced Issues in Practice and Evaluation 
  • Drugs and Behavior 
  • Theories of Addiction 
  • Recovery Processes 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate overall GPA of 2.75 or higher, or a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the second half of the undergraduate degree program, or a graduate GPA of 3.0 on a previously completed graduate degree;
  • A minimum of 15 hours in the behavioral sciences including at least one course in statistics;
  • A letter of intent explaining your interests and qualifications  for admission into the University of Detroit Mercy counseling program and pursuit of a career in counseling;
  • Current resume;
  • Written responses to essay questions;
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals able to speak to your potential in the counseling field;
  • An interview with the faculty.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1006 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    20120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1006 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Highland Park

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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