Human Services Counseling - Addictions and Recovery (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
12 months
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565 USD/credit 16950 USD/year
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Liberty University’s Human Services Counseling - Addictions and Recovery (Online) degree is designed for human services professionals who need additional, graduate-level training for career advancement. 

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Overview

Liberty University ’s Human Services Counseling - Addictions and Recovery (Online)  degree can also help create new opportunities for students who are just entering the human services and mental health support field. This non-licensure human services substance abuse degree does not require any on-campus visits and has no thesis requirement, so you can fit the flexible online courses into your current schedule.

As a Christian university, Liberty is committed to training human services professionals who can apply the best available scientific research and clinical tools to their practice with a biblical worldview. As such, the online master’s in human services counseling can equip you to better serve your clients who struggle with the challenges of life by addressing their social, psychological, and spiritual needs.

The recovery and addiction studies specialization for the online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling can teach you diagnosis and treatment methods for clients who want to break out of the cycle of addiction. This training seeks to give you a thorough understanding of the biological and mental aspects of addiction and the recovery process, so you can help guide clients through their journey to better mental health and overall well-being.

Potential Career Options with a Master’s Degree in Human Services Counseling – Addictions and Recovery

Graduating with an online Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling degree can provide you with mental health support and counseling skills useful for your work in private, public, and nonprofit human services. You could pursue roles in Christian counseling ministry, community service agencies, group homes, outreach services, in-home mental health support services, probation agencies, and other settings where counseling skills are needed.

Some of the other positions in which you can use this degree include:

  • Case manager
  • Managed care specialist
  • Mental health services manager
  • Non-licensed counselor
  • Rehabilitation counselor*
  • Substance abuse counselor*

*This career may require licensure, which the MA in Human Services Counseling does not provide.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Growth & Development
  • Integration of Spirituality & Counseling
  • Studies in Interpersonal Communication
  • Multicultural Issues in Human Services 
  • Addictions & the Recovery Process
  • Biological Aspects of Addiction & Recovery 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA is required for admission in good standing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • PT tuition per credit: $615

Funding

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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