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:
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.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Campus: $8250 per semester
Online: $470 per credit
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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