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Counseling, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 105 days
    Duration

About

The Counseling at Grand Canyon University degree requires a total of 120 credits for completion. Online classes are available to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Students benefit from learning a blend of theoretical knowledge and applied skills, including hands-on learning experiences. Some of the courses included with this degree program include the following:

  • Foundations of Addiction and Substance Use
  • Psychopharmacology in Treatment of Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
  • Multicultural Counseling in a Diverse Society
  • Relapse Prevention in the Treatment of Addiction and Substance Use Disorder
  • Trauma, Addiction and Substance Use Disorders

Students acquire the necessary skills in screening, intake, assessment, treatment planning and case management. 

They explore special issues in substance abuse counseling, including considerations when working with children and adolescents, encouraging family involvement in the treatment process and working with clients with co-occurring disorders like HIV/AIDS. The role of spirituality in substance abuse counseling is emphasized. Additionally, students acquire foundational knowledge in matters pertaining to legal standards, professional guidelines and ethical issues.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 105 days
    • Duration description
      7 weeks for online program.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling Theories 
  • Foundations of Addiction and Substance Use Disorders 
  • Psychopharmacology in Treatment of Addiction and Substance Use Disorders 
  • Co-Occurring Disorders and HIV/AIDS 
  • Multicultural Counseling in a Diverse Society 
  • Grp Interventions & Comm Resources for Addiction & Substance Use Disorders
  • Case Management and Crisis Intervention Skills for Addiction and Substance 
  • Relapse Prevention in the Treatment of Addiction and Substance Use Disorder 
  • Family Dynamics &Comm Ed-Treatment of Addiction &Substance Use Disorders

                                English Language Requirements

                                This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

                                Academic Requirements

                                • General Education coursework prepares Grand Canyon University graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. 
                                • These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. 

                                Tuition Fee

                                • International

                                  16500 USD/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
                                • National

                                  16500 USD/year
                                  Tuition Fee
                                  Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
                                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                Campus: $8250 per semester

                                Online: $470 per credit

                                Living costs for Phoenix

                                • 900 - 1450 USD/month
                                  Living Costs

                                The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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