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Develop professional skills helping others overcome harmful impacts of alcohol and drug addiction and abuse with the Foundations in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling program at Bay Path University.

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Overview

Why Foundations in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling at Bay Path University ?

In this undergraduate degree program, you will explore and identify the causes of substance abuse disorders. You also will develop the skills to assess, diagnose, and treat people with substance disorders in individual and group settings.

As a student in the program, you will:

  • Complete the educational and practicum requirements to become a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor upon completion of the CADC Licensing Exam.
  • Participate in an intensive 300-hour internship to develop and refine effective interviewing, counseling, and intervention skills in a supervised, clinical environment.
  • Prepare for the national certification by completing two, 12-week graduate level courses. These graduate-level courses also present you with a unique opportunity to get a head start on Bay Path's Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
  • Develop counseling skills that will allow you to cultivate effective therapeutic relationships as you work to support those coping with issues related to substance abuse.
  • Analyze, design, implement and evaluate problems and solutions related to human behavior, substance abuse, counseling foundations, legal and ethical concerns, intervention and assessment, and human dynamics.

Accreditation

Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Drugs and Behavior
  • Addictions and Intervention
  • Counseling Diverse Populations
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Ethics and Professional Conduct in Counseling
  • Individual and Family Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed, free online admissions application
    • Admissions phone interview
    • Official transcripts from all prior colleges and universities
    • GPA of 2.0 or higher - Students with a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 may be eligible for conditional acceptance. Some programs also may require a higher minimum GPA.
    • Applicants with fewer than 12 college credits to transfer must provide proof of high school graduation by submitting high school transcript(s) or GED, HiSET or TASC completion document.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    400 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 400 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    400 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 400 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

 

Funding

 

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