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Alcohol + Drug Counseling

This program will provide you with the skills needed to help individuals struggling with addiction to find healing. Students will examine the effects of substance abuse on individuals and families with special attention given to the emotional, cognitive, cultural, professional, financial and spiritual consequences of addiction. Through courses and internship experience, students will be prepared to become Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC) through the MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT).


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Limitless options. Extreme flexibility. Future-proofed career skills. Counseling majors have boundless opportunities.


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Licensed States


Your virtual campus. Open all hours.

Anytime, anywhere, you can complete your coursework. Simply log into your classroom. Whether taking part in discussions with classmates or turning in your latest assignment, your virtual classroom doesn’t just run during office hours. Canvas is open 24-7.


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  • Find your course quickly by selecting the course from the Dashboard.

  • Find weekly overviews, assignments, updates, discussion boards, and quizzes in the Courses tab.

  • Dynamic discussions allow students to connect with fellow thinkers to grow together and go deeper.

  • The integrated Quizzes feature allows students to prove they have got the course material down.

  • See textbooks needed, course guidelines, and an overview of the module.

It has been determined that the Crown College Alcohol and Drug Counseling (M.A.) meets the requirements for licensure in the following states:

Alabama Georgia Massachusetts New Hampshire Tennessee
Alaska Hawaii Michigan Ohio Utah
Arizona Idaho Minnesota Oklahoma Vermont
Arkansas Illinois Mississippi Pennsylvania Virginia
Connecticut Iowa Montana Rhode Island West Virginia
Delaware Louisiana Nebraska South Carolina Wisconsin
Florida Maine Nevada South Dakota Wyoming

What Will I Study?

  • Theories and Practices of Counseling
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling
  • Counseling Skills, Methods and Techniques Residency
  • Assessment, Testing, and Measurement in Counseling
  • Addictions and Substance Abuse
  • Alcohol and Drug Case Management
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Group Process and Treatment
  • Psychopharmacology for Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Counseling Internships
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Custom-built for your life.

We know you’re busy. Whether its family, work, or church, we created a program that fits with your priorities. Our online programs are flexible and designed for those working full-time, so you can do your coursework anywhere, anytime. Most coursework is due Thursday and Sunday by midnight, giving you the freedom to complete your coursework in your own schedule.

Courses begin throughout the year in January, March, May, July, August, and October. Most courses are 8 weeks. A few courses are 16 weeks long. Advisors assist students in determining a schedule based on their convenience and schedule.

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*$640 for MBA credits


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