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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online addiction psychology degree typically pursue careers as addiction psychologists or employ a plan for continued professional and career development on contemporary issues and trends related to addiction psychology.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community college
  • Correctional facility
  • County or state mental health facility
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Hospital—inpatient or outpatient
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Mental health clinic
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Rehabilitation center
  • Research institute/network
  • Residential facility
  • Self-employment

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Center administrator
  • Center director
  • Consultant
  • Full-time faculty
  • Grant writer
  • Lecturer/speaker
  • Program administrator
  • Program director
  • Program evaluator
  • Researcher
  • Scientific investigator
  • Supervisor (if previously licensed provider)

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.