East Carolina University

College of Allied Health Sciences

Clinical Counseling


Graduate Admissions

Ragsdale 131, Mail Stop 570

Greenville, NC 27858

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Substance Abuse, M.S. - Clinical Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in Addictions at ECU prepares qualified clinical mental health and addictions counseling professionals with knowledge and experience in counseling, prevention, intervention, assessment and diagnosis, diversity and advocacy, and research and evaluation. Clinical mental health and addictions counselors work in a variety of public and private clinical mental health and substance abuse/addictions settings, including outpatient and inpatient programs, drug detoxification centers, hospitals and clinics, partial hospital or day-treatment programs, employee assistance programs, and drug prevention programs.  Graduates are eligible for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) upon passing the examination and completion of a supervised work experience.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 62

In State Tuition (per year): 7236 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 20128 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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