Post University Online

M.S. in Human Services / Drug and Alcohol Counseling


800 Country Club Road

P.O. Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. in Human Services / Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Format: Online

Program Description:

Alcohol and Drug Counseling Concentration (MSHSV)

You want to advocate for those suffering through addiction, from the individuals battling substance abuse to the families and communities in turmoil as a result. As a professional in the human services field, you know how much further a master’s degree can take your career—and how much more good you’ll be able to do. That’s why we’ve designed our Master of Human Services degree program with the working professional in mind.  

With our Concentration in Alcohol and Drug Counseling, you’ll study in an accelerated degree program while you stay in your current career, with coursework that covers the latest and best practices for helping individuals and their families. When you earn your degree, you’ll be prepared to engage in the important work of Alcohol and Drug Counseling while you advance your professional development. You may also be able to apply credits toward earning your professional counseling licensure.

In our MSHSV in Alcohol and Drug Counseling program, you’ll:

  • Understand the complex issues regarding alcohol and drug addiction within American society, including multicultural issues and ethical considerations

  • Expand your background of the biological, psychological, and sociological effects of short and/or long-term use of substances has on the individual, family, community, or society 

  • Learn the most current assessment, diagnosis, and treatment in the field of addictions including individual, group, self-help, and psychopharmacology methods

Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body. Post University’s Master of Human Services with a Concentration in Alcohol and Drug Counseling is not a licensure program.




Post University is licensed by the State of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education. Post University is accredited through the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The following degree programs are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Associate of Science - Accounting, Marketing, Management; Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sport Management; Master of Science – Accounting; Master – Business Administration.

Eligibility Requirements:


Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 37

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: Financial Aid assistance is available to those who qualify. FAFSA Code: 001401

Size & Settings: 0-999

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