The mission of the Addiction Counseling Program is to help students acquire core competencies, as well as specialized knowledge and skill, necessary to perform effectively as addiction counselors. Completion of the program will assist graduates in making applications for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC), as well as national counseling certification. The program wishes to recruit students from diverse backgrounds who demonstrate character, maturity, scholarship, leadership, church/community involvement, and interest in the counseling profession. Students participating in the Addiction Counseling Program receive training in the theories, models, and techniques of professional counseling with specialized preparation in work with individuals and families who suffer from substance use and addictive orders. Students are expected to complete supervised clinical training in approved sites.
Mississippi College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelors, masters, education specialists degrees, the education doctorate and the first professional degree in law.
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Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999