Total program credits needed for graduation: 48
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week break between each quarter.
12 Required Courses, 48 quarter credits
|ADD5004||Survey of Research in Human Development for Addiction Professionals||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5106||Assessment of Addiction||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5107||Principles of Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5217||Ethical and Legal Issues in Addiction Treatment||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5258||Group Therapy in Addiction Treatment||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5260||Theories and Models of Addiction Treatment||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5261||Treatment Interventions for Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5264||Foundations and Current Issues in Addiction Treatment||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5336||Implications of Addiction Treatment with Diverse Populations||4 quarter credits|
|ADD5945||Supervision and Program Management in Addiction Treatment||4 quarter credits|
All academic courses listed below include specific residency, practice, or clinical experiences. Learners must complete prerequisites to be eligible to complete each course in the sequence.
|ADD-R5941*||Addiction Studies Residency||4 quarter credits|
|ADD6431*||Addiction Studies Internship||4 quarter credits|
*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.
Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, other professional credential, or salary advancement. State licensing regulations and professional standards vary; learners are responsible for understanding and complying with the requirements of the state in which they intend to work. For more information, see the Licensure section for this program on Capella’s website (www.capella.edu).
This program will not meet Substance Abuse Counselor certification requirements in Wisconsin.
Your master's program requires the completion of one residency embedded within a six-week online course (ADD-R5941).
Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities
you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are
due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each
In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.
Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.
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