BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
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).
Why choose Alcohol + Drug Counseling at Crown?
- Completely online – perfect for busy, working adults.
- Small class sizes mean you get individualized attention.
- Each student is assigned an academic advisor whose only job is to help students succeed.
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ALCOHOL + DRUG COUNSELING MAJOR
You've got a bright future ahead of you.
Limitless options. Extreme flexibility. Future-proofed career skills. Alcohol + Drug Counseling majors have boundless opportunities.
Job growth from 2018-2028
Available concentration credits
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It has been determined that the Crown College Alcohol and Drug Counseling Major (B.S.) meets the requirements for licensure in the following states:
It has been determined that the Crown College Alcohol and Drug Counseling Major (B.S.) does not meet the requirements for licensure in the following states:
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It has not been determined if the Crown College Alcohol and Drug Counseling Major (B.S.) meets the requirements for licensure in the following states:
- North Carolina
An internship is a requirement of the state of MN in order to obtain licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Therefore, Crown College assists students in finding an internship site that will prepare them to enter the chemical health field. Internships provide students with experiential learning in order to develop skills and receive training from professionals in the field. Though there is no guarantee, many students get hired by their internship sites. Potential Internship Sites:
- MN Adult & Teen Challenge
- Nystrom & Associates
- Riverplace Counseling Centers
- Park Avenue Center
- St. Louis Park Counseling Clinic
While they must be preapproved by Crown to ensure that they meet licensing board requirements, students often find their own internship sites.
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.