- A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is prerequisite for admission to graduate study.
- Three (3) current letters of reference from the current employer, instructors, or other persons who can attest to their character, integrity, and academic potential.
- International applicants from countries whose native language is not English are required to earn a score of at least 500 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and at least 173 on the computerized Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Degree-seeking students are required to complete thirty-nine (39) credit hours of graduate work. Twenty-seven (27) credit hours are Core courses and twelve (12) credit hours are electives. Upon advancing into Candidacy students electing Option I must successfully complete a Comprehensive Examination and Research Paper; students electing Option II must successively complete courses Thesis I and Thesis II and write a Master’s Thesis.
- Seminar in Physiological and Psycho-Social
- Aspects of Alcoholism and Other Addictions
- Addiction Prevention Techniques for the Individual, the Family, the School, and the Community
- Advanced Individual and Group Counseling, Diagnosis and Assessment of the Addicted Client
- Advanced Group Counseling, Diagnosis and Assessment of the Addicted Client
- Management of Addiction Treatment Programs and Personnel