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Addictions Counseling B.S. (online)

Addictions Counseling B.S. (online)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – ONLINE

Minister to Hurting People

In a world where almost everything is readily accessible, substance abuse, unhealthy behaviors and destructive thinking patterns are very real challenges. Learn how to help others find freedom through a biblical understanding of counseling with an emphasis on dealing with addictions.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference

PREPARATION FOR LIFE

Career Potential

Counseling Degree

You will be prepared to pursue further education or step directly into a variety of counseling roles, such as:

  • Working in addiction treatment facilities
  • Serving as a lay counselor with your local church
  • Pursuing a master’s degree, which can allow you to be certified for Addictions Counseling
Counseling Degree

“I love the intentionality of building a biblical foundation in counseling and showing Christ’s love in any context. I appreciate my professors’ willingness to be open and understanding, and also their evident passion for the topics they teach on.”

Laura Abbott

Counseling Major | Ostego, MI

SKILL DEVELOPMENT

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.

Counseling Degree
Understand and combat addictions

Learn how to recognize addictions, abuse and enslaving choices. You can pursue specific skills through multiple electives that fit the next phase in your ministry, career and life!

Learn from a foundation of biblical truth

You will discover how God’s truth can be paired with the other resources He has given us to practically and effectively treat addictions.

Confront spiritual and psychological issues

Learn about the causes of addictions. You will be prepared to help others understand their struggles and how to deal with their root issues. 

YOUR COURSES

What You Will Study

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.

All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

Bible and Theology Core
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • Biblical Studies Electives – 9 credits

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 [EN121]
  • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • General Psychology [PS100]
  • Arts & Science Electives – 18 credits
  • History Core 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.

Additions Counseling Core
  • Understanding and Treating Addiction [PS117]
  • Introduction to Counseling [PS203]
  • Behavioral Addictions [PS219]
  • Substance Addictions [PS227]
  • Abnormal Psychology [PS303]
  • Adult Development [PS307]
  • Dynamics of Discipleship [PS310]
  • Ethics and Professionalism [PS313]
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics [PS414]
  • Crisis Counseling [PS416]

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.

Electives
  • Free Electives – 21 credits

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.

Learn to help in a hurting world.

Fuel your desire to help others exchange their destructive habits, behaviors and thoughts for freedom.

Program Highlights
  • Be prepared to enter a master’s degree program in Counseling to open more doors for your career.
  • Build relationships and expand your listening skills to apply in a variety of counseling situations.
  • Easily transfer your previous collegiate studies.

Meet our Faculty

You’ll learn from professors who care deeply about you and your goals.

Counseling Degree

Christian College in PA

ONLINE SESSIONS

Starting Dates

Flexibility is key. Jump in and start reaching toward your goals at any time of year with our multiple start dates.

AUG

19

2024

OCT

21

2024

JAN

13

2025

MAR

17

2025

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WHY CSU?

You want to
choose a university:

  • Where you can enhance your future.
  • Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
  • Where you truly find your fit.

Every class at CSU is carefully crafted to help you take your career and ministry to the next level. You will be immersed in principles from God’s Word as you learn practical tools and gain valuable training to apply to your career.

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