Advanced Addiction Therapies, Master of Arts (MA)

This degree program is available for students who have completed an Addiction Studies Interdisciplinary Bachelor’s degree, an Addiction Studies Bachelor of Arts degree, a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Applied Behavioral Science, Bachelor of Art’s degree, or a Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services, that covers the courses required for Substance Use Disorder Professional certification. Prospective students not interested in obtaining certification as Substance Use Disorder Professionals, or any other credential specific to substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, or other specialty credential will also benefit from this degree.

Required Courses
ADST 545COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT4
ADST 548MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT2
ADST 550SPIRITUALITY AND ADDICTION4
ADST 552PROCESS ADDICTIONS4
ADST 554TRAUMA INFORMED CARE4
ADST 555FOOD AND ADDICTION4
ADST 576ADDICTION: A BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACH4
ADST 582RESEARCH FOR EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE4
ADST 602ADST PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO2
Required Elective Credits–chosen from approved related programs of study in consultation with advisor12
Total Credits44