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Master of Arts in Addiction Studies
To help meet the demand of a growing national addiction epidemic, Monmouth University offers the Master of Arts in Addiction Studies― a 33-credit degree designed to prepare you to become a Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LCADC). Whether you’re building on your undergraduate degree or changing careers and require the LCADC license, our Master's in Addiction Studies will give you the skills you need to work in a wide range of treatment programs or start your own practice.
Monmouth’s comprehensive program fulfills the educational requirements for the LCADC license in New Jersey, enabling you to work in many settings in the substance abuse treatment field. The curriculum covers both core areas and domains that must be addressed in the counselor training process. Our MA in Addiction Studies is both INCASE and NASAC accredited, confirming you have met the most rigorous standards for substance abuse education when applying for licensure.
Learn at your own pace with flexible full or part-time study, summer courses, online and evening courses, and hybrid courses that alternate online and in-class instruction.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Midsize Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999