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Addiction Studies

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
469 USD/credit
207 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Welcome to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Master of Science Degree in Addiction Studies program, the only graduate program in addiction studies in Arkansas. 

Overview

The Master of Science Degree in Addiction Studies Program from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff prepares students for leadership careers in the prevention and treatment (i.e., counseling services) of substance abuse. Students learn to manage addiction facilities and develop new knowledge and skills in response to changing client needs. The courses also help prepare students to become (1) Licensed Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, (2) Certified Alcohol/ Drug Counselors (CADC) and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselors (AODA); and (3) Certified Prevention Specialists and Certified Prevention Consultants.

The Master of Science Degree in Addiction Studies Program offers not only services to individuals who are currently employed in the addictions field, but opportunities to people who are new to the field. The program helps to increase the pool of professionals prepared to provide addiction counseling and prevention services that are needed throughout the state and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Diagnostics and Statistical Evaluation in Addiction Studies
  •  Alcohol and Alcoholism
  •  Clinical Models of Addiction
  •  Case Management and Prevention Ethics
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Family Counseling
  •  Dual Diagnosis
  • Planning, Managing, and Evaluating Substance Abuse Programs
  •  Counseling Special Populations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Submit undergraduate transcript from a regionally accredited college or university in a sealed envelope from the registrar’s office or the office of admissions.   
  • Submit three (3) letters of recommendation (one from a former professor, if possible) that includes a discussion of the candidate’s strengths and weaknesses relative to him or her being a professional in the prevention and/or treatment of addictions field. 
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae. 
  • Submit a completed Master of Science Degree in Addictions Studies application. 
  • Submit a completed University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Graduate Studies application. 
  • Enroll in only one graduate degree program at a time. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    469 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 469 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    207 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 207 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Addiction Studies
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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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