Online Bachelor's in Substance Abuse Counseling

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UC Online’s Bachelor of Science in Substance Abuse Counseling program prepares graduates for rewarding careers. Put your passion for helping others to work and learn how to treat one of America’s most harmful disorders. With summer, fall, and spring start dates available, it’s easy to begin earning your degree quickly.

Since the program is offered completely online, you can achieve your dream of helping others while still balancing demands at home and at work. Some students complete the degree in as little as two years by taking advantage of summer courses and enrolling in five classes each semester. However, other students pace themselves for a four-year timeframe. The program is also transfer-friendly, which means that you may be able to transfer credits from previous coursework.

 

Curriculum

Did you know that UC Online was recently ranked as one of the top 100 schools for online bachelor’s degrees in the country by US News and World Report? Furthermore, the University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Knowledgeable instructors who value leadership, research, teaching, and service make this the perfect program for students looking to make a difference in their community.

In order to prepare students for successful careers in substance abuse counseling, UC Online offers a variety of classes from Case Management and Treatment Planning to Substance Abuse Counseling for Families and Other Relationships. View our sample curriculum for more course information.

 

Substance Abuse Counseling Careers

With cutting-edge research and proven practical course content, you will learn how to become a qualified clinician in UC Online’s Bachelor’s in Substance Abuse Counseling program. Upon completion of the program, you will have met academic requirements for licensure under the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Boards Guidelines licensed chemical dependency counselor II and III (LCDCII and LCDC III). If you reside outside of Ohio, please contact your state board for licensing requirements. Graduates have gone on to hold titles such as Addiction Specialist, Corrections Officer, and Social Worker. View our career options list to learn more.

 

Learn more about earning your Bachelor’s in Substance Abuse Counseling degree online today!

With a Bachelor’s in Substance Abuse Counseling degree from the University of Cincinnati Online you will be able to apply your compassion, patience, and problem-solving skills to help others combat substance abuse disorders that can have devastating impacts. Interested in learning more? Request more information today! Ready to apply? Start your application now.

Quick Facts

  • 100% online curriculum.
  • Flexible and student-centered options.
  • High-demand profession.
  • Help combat addiction and the epidemic of overdose deaths in the U.S.
  • Make a real difference in your community.
  • Prepare for a challenging and satisfying career.
  • Upon completion of our program, students will have met academic requirements for licensure under the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board Guidelines licensed chemical dependency counselor II and III (LCDCII and LCDC III). If you reside outside of Ohio, please contact your state board for licensing requirements.
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Learn more about the BS Substance Abuse Counseling program from the University of Cincinnati in our free online webinar, Tuesday, June 5th at 6pm EST.

This live webinar can be attended from the convenience of your phone, tablet, or computer. We welcome you to take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more about the program, including admission requirements, curriculum, and financial aid. You will also get the opportunity to ask questions to the University of Cincinnati faculty.