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 Associate of Arts – Online

Help Others Find Freedom

Study principles of psychology and counseling, filtered through the lens of Scripture. You will engage in the same counseling and psychology courses that the online Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major offers, so that you can smoothly transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

Credit Hours

Career Potential 

You will be prepared to start working or continue your learning to help others break free from addiction through:

  • Working in addiction treatment facilities
  • Lay counsel within your local church
  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science and master’s degrees, which can allow you to be certified for Addictions Counseling

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Identify addiction problems
Gain a deeper understanding of, and learn to recognize, addictions, abuse and enslaving choices.
Combine biblical truth and practical steps
Learn how God’s truth can be paired with the other resources He has given us to treat addictions effectively.
Confront spiritual and psychological issues
Understand the causes of addictions, and learn how they can be combated from their root issues.

Your Courses

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

Bible and Theology Core
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • World Religions
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • Theology Survey
  • Theological Distinctives

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Arts and Sciences Core
  • Academic and Researched Writing
  • Writing Across the Disciplines
  • Living Well
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • General Psychology
  • Arts & Science Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Addictions Counseling Program Electives
  • Understanding and Treating Addictions
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Behavioral Addictions
  • Substance Addictions
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Pursue your passion. Help the hurting.

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Joshua

Lancaster PA, AA Addictions Counseling

The classes I am taking are very practical for my work with addictions counseling. CSU gave me the skills and things I needed, not just to work in my field in ministry, but to work in my field in the world as well.

                                                                                                         

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Program Highlights 

  • Transition seamlessly into the Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major.
  • Quickly earn a credential in addictions counseling.
  • Earn your degree completely online!

Understand how to help others.

Learn how to live out the Gospel in your community in effective counseling for those struggling with addictions.

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