24 months
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling (Online) degree online encompasses an enriching and challenging curriculum to empower students with the tools needed to succeed in the field of addiction counseling. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Do you have the compassion, patience, and interpersonal skills it takes to be a successful counselor? There are different paths people usually travel to become addiction counselors. One path is for people who feel a calling to help others in need. There is also a long tradition of people who overcame addiction going on to help their fellow addicts break the chains of addiction. 

In either of these situations, Liberty University ’s Master of Arts (MA) in Addiction Counseling (Online) degree online seeks to provide you with the education and training commonly required for certification or licensure as an addiction or substance abuse counselor.* Our graduate degree in addiction counseling is designed to fulfill or exceed the requirements for many national and state board organizations. Liberty seeks to provide you with evidence-based counseling tools and skills to work with individuals as they move towards recovery.

As you pursue our graduate program in substance abuse counseling, you will have access to knowledgeable professors who have years of experience in the areas of substance abuse and addiction counseling. You can have a mastery of knowledge of critical concepts in the substance abuse and addiction counseling fields, including counseling techniques, and treatment and the recovery process.

Potential Career Options with an Addiction Counseling Degree

As a graduate of our Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling degree, you may be qualified to pursue the following careers:

  • Addiction counselor
  • Clinical case manager
  • Managed care specialist
  • Mental health services
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Substance abuse counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Group Dynamics
  • Client, Family, and Community Education in Addiction Counseling
  • Case Management and Relapse Prevention in Addiction Counseling
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning of Addictive Disorders

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

For online programmes, Liberty University offers multiple intakes depending on your chosen time table. To find out more information, visit the university's page.


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48 SCH



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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above cumulative GPA is required for admission in good standing. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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