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MS in Education (Addiction Counseling)

Pictured | Ricardo LottieM.S. in Education, Addictions Counseling | B.S., Bethel College | South Bend, Indiana (hometown)


Master of Science in Education (Addiction Counseling)

The Master of Science in Education in Addiction Counseling is designed to train professionals who will offer addiction counseling services in our community and the surrounding areas. The chief features of the program are a comprehensive 60 credit hour curriculum that satisfies Indiana requirements for professional licensure as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor. The program also contains several field experiences designed to train students in the most effective way possible to become addictions counselors.


Admission Procedures

Admission to the MS in Education degree program may be initiated with the submission of the appropriate application forms (please see the Graduate Academic Advisor in the School of Education, EA 2200. Official copies of all transcripts for baccalaureate and post baccalaureate course work are required.

For further information regarding admission procedures, please see the School of Education Graduate Degrees page.


Track Requirements (60 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

First Year Courses (18 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 500 Orientation to Counseling
  • EDUC-G 515 Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
  • EDUC-G 517 Crisis and Trauma Counseling
  • EDUC-G 522 Counseling Techniques
  • EDUC-G 523Laboratory Counseling and Guidance
  • EDUC-G 575 Multicultural Counseling

Second Year Courses (18 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 510 Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • EDUC-G 513 Legal and Illegal Drugs of Abuse
  • EDUC-G 532 Introduction to Group Counseling
  • EDUC-G 567 Marriage and Family Counseling
  • EDUC-G 592 Seminar in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
  • EDUC-P 514 Life Span Development: Birth to Death

Third Year Courses (21 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 505 Individual Appraisal: Principles and Procedures
  • EDUC-G 511 Screening and Assessment of Alcohol and Drug Problems
  • EDUC-G 512 Counseling Approaches with Addictions
  • EDUC-G 514 Practicum in Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • EDUC-G 550 Internship in Counseling (Fall and Spring Semesters)
  • EDUC-G 590 Research in Counseling and Guidance

Final Summer (3 cr.)
  • EDUC-G 507 Lifestyle and Career Development

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA)
  • Students wanting to add the Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA) licensure will enroll in a second section of EDUC-G 514

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2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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