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Addiction Counseling

Central Michigan University

24 months
637 USD/credit 19110 USD/year
637 USD/credit 19110 USD/year
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The MA in Addiction Counseling program at the Central Michigan University prepares you for a successful career in service to others within educational or private sectors. 


Through intense supervised counseling experiences and a placed internship, you will learn how to assess and evaluate groups and individuals, interpret scientific research, identify philosophical issues, apply industry best practices, and maintain the highest ethical standards.

Learning Outcomes 

  • All coursework and training experiences in the Addiction Counseling program from the Central Michigan University are based on the standards established by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). 
  • Coursework may meet the requirements to be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Michigan.
  • Looking for a promotion? Considering a career change? Or just want to enhance your expertise in your field? CMU has a master’s degree for you to master your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Counseling
  • Personal and Professional Development Across the Lifespan
  • Counseling Practicum 
  • Assessment in Counseling 
  • Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling 
  • Counseling Techniques

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a copy of your passport.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency or your intent to study English upon arrival – unless you are from an exempted country where English is the primary language of instruction. Official scores from TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB, and Pearson's may be directly sent to Applications Processing​. You also may demonstrate English proficiency by completing the English studies program through CMU's English Language Institute. Review the Graduate Bulletin for specific English requirements for your intended graduate program.
  • Applicants must provide a third-party course-by-course credential evaluation and document verification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 637 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 637 USD per credit during 24 months.


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