BS in Substance Abuse Counseling

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Start your path to a rewarding career. Enroll today for your Bachelor of Science in Substance Abuse Counseling!

Put your passion for helping others to work in treating one of America’s most harmful disorders with an undergraduate degree in substance abuse counseling, earned 100% online. You can achieve your dream of helping others while still balancing demands at home and at work. Cincinnati Online prepares its graduates for rewarding careers as substance abuse counselors and in related professions.

Cincinnati Online, part of the University of Cincinnati, is ranked in the top 100 nationwide for online bachelor’s degrees by US News and World Report.

  • Quality Coursework
    Train to become a qualified clinician through a comprehensive program filled with cutting-edge research and proven practical course content.

  • Tap Into Your Passion For Helping Others!
    Earning your BS in Substance Abuse Counseling will allow you to apply your compassion, patience and problem-solving skills to help others combat substance abuse disorders that can have devastating impacts.

  • Path To State Licensure
    Complete your full-time degree 100% online and meet the academic requirements for licensure in Ohio.

  • Accreditation
    The University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Program courses are taught by knowledgeable instructors who value leadership, research, teaching, and service.

Online Bachelor of Science in Substance Abuse Counseling Overview:

  • Speed up your timeframe (up to five classes) with summer coursework by taking 15 credits at a time.

  • Transfer-friendly--Your associate degrees and prior coursework may transfer into your program.

Why Choose Cincinnati Online for Your BS in Substance Abuse Counseling

  • 100% online curriculum.

  • Flexible and student-centered options.

  • Streamlined track into a high-demand profession.

  • Make a difference working to combat addiction and the epidemic of overdose deaths in the U.S.

Substance abuse counselors help suffering community members through recovery and support, and get them on the road toward a better tomorrow.

Start Working Toward Your Online Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling Today!

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 Cincinnati Online's BS Substance Abuse Counseling program with our free online webinar, Wednesday, February 14th 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.

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