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Prepare for a career in the addiction field in under 3 years.

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Addiction Studies is a degree designed for people seeking addiction studies knowledge, and those who wish to find a career in the addiction field. Graduate with a solid understanding of the essential concepts of psychology, sociology, and addiction theory needed for a career in the addiction field.  This program alone does not prepare students to become a licensed counselor nor does it fulfill state licensure requirements.

Enjoy Flexibility – 40 courses with start dates every 2 weeks
Learn from Anywhere – 100% online
Affordable Monthly Payments – Opt to pay $250 per month

This program is structured around courses that address fundamental aspects of addiction studies, healthcare ethics, and addiction-specific topics related to the assessment, treatment, and prevention of substance abuse.  

The program also offers electives to fit your interests. Art, Spanish language, History, and other electives provide a well-rounded education.

Admission Requirements

  • Application – A completed application.
  • High School Transcripts – An official high school transcript or its equivalent. Waived if student has completed at least 15 credits of college-level course work.
  • Official Transcripts – Official transcripts for all previous college credit earned.
  • Minimum GPA Requirement – A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 is required for all previous high school or college credit.
  • Military Documentation (Optional) – A copy of the most recent orders; or a copy of DD214 (This can be requested from the National Archives.)
  • Transfer Credit Evaluation (Optional) – Students who have earned college credit may submit a transfer credit evaluation report with corresponding course descriptions, and official transcripts from accredited institutions in order to determine which credits may be applied toward the requirements of a program at Aspen University.
  • Conditional Acceptance – Students enrolling in an associates or bachelor’s degree program who have not previously earned college credit from an accredited institution will be Conditionally Accepted pending successful completion of Introduction to Communications. Upon successful completion of Introduction to Communications, students will receive an Unconditional Acceptance.

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