Department of Human Services & Counseling
Master of Science in Clinical Behavioral Health, emphasis in Addictions Counseling
A Dual Licensure Counseling Program!
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2021!
The Master of Science in Clinical Behavioral Health, emphasis in Addictions Counseling integrates research, skill development, education in treatment and recovery, evidence-based practices and field work to prepare you for a career in the treatment of substance abuse and addictive behavior disorders in a variety of settings. You will qualify to sit for the examination for Master Addiction Counselors (MAC) to earn your License in Addiction Counseling (LAC). And upon completion of clinical hours, you will also qualify to sit for the examination for your Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
To educate and empower future leaders in the field of addiction counseling who will provide excellence in service delivery along the entire continuum of care. The master’s program will integrate: education, research, skill development, treatment & recovery, and evidenced-based practices in concert with experiential opportunities in the pursuit of treating substance abuse and addiction.
To promote excellence in the delivery of substance abuse and addictive behavior disorders education and practice. Graduates of the program will have the requisite knowledge and skills to qualify for influential positions of leadership within treatment, recovery, prevention, and advocacy organizations. Graduates of the program will be eligible for Colorado licensure; and may also be eligible for other state licenses, and national certifications. Graduates will have the practical knowledge and practice skills necessary to meet the needs of organizations and third-party funding.