MSU Denver

Preferred Deadline: January 20, 2023

Applications are accepted and reviewed as they are received. Students accepted after the cohort is full will be placed on a wait list.

Final Deadline: April 14, 2023

Applications are accepted and reviewed as they are received. Students accepted after the cohort is full will be placed on a wait list.

Click Here for Application Link!

Open House Events for Fall 2023 Cohort

In-Person Open House: Dec. 9, 2022

Join us from 5 – 7 pm in West Classroom 236 to learn about our program, meet faculty & students, tour our clinic space, and meet with a Financial Aid rep. Snacks and prizes included!

RSVP to [email protected] by Wednesday, December 7.

Virtual Open House: Dec. 13, 2022

Join us virtually from 5 – 7 pm to learn more about our program, meet faculty & students, and hear from a Financial Aid rep.

Use this Zoom link to join.

Click Here to Request Graduate Program Information!

The Master of Science in Clinical Behavioral Health, emphasis in Addictions Counseling program prepares students to work in a variety of treatment and recovery settings. Students will integrate research, skill development, education in treatment and recovery, evidence-based practices, and field work in treatment and recovery. The program provides the coursework and clinical hours necessary to pursue the Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). Upon graduation, students will need to pass the State Jurisprudence Exam and the Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) Exam in order to qualify for the LAC. Upon completion of our program, students can also be eligible to apply for the Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPCC) credentials.

 

Read more about our how our program is helping students move toward their career and life goals in this RED article, Changing Careers to Change Lives:
https://red.msudenver.edu/2021/changing-careers-to-change-lives.html

For Prospective Students

Program Details

FAQs

Click Here to Request Program Information!

For Current Students

Drop and Withdraw Dates

Fall 2022 Semester Begins August 22.
Drop and Withdraw Dates for Full Semester Courses:

DROP A CLASS
Last day to drop and have full-semester class deleted from academic record with:

100% refund – Sunday, August 28, 2022

50% refund – Wednesday, September 7, 2022

WITHDRAW FROM A CLASS
Final Day to Withdraw from full-semester class (tuition may still be owed, class will remain on academic record) – Friday, November 4, 2022

Students who withdraw from a class should be aware that it may affect their financial aid and have other consequences. Find information here:
https://www.msudenver.edu/registrar/frequently-asked-questions/

Find information about and instructions to Drop and Withdraw here:
https://www.msudenver.edu/registrar/student/drop-and-withdrawal/

If you need academic advising, please schedule with Angela Furney here.

The full academic calendar with dates and deadlines can be viewed here.

Academic Advising

Seek advising early and often!

Staying connected with academic advising is one of the best ways to ensure your path to successful degree completion. We are here to support you!

Your academic advisor is

Angela Furney for grad scheduling/academic advising
[email protected]
or schedule an appointment here

Student Resources

Student Handbook

Students in the program are responsible to be familiar with and abide by the Master of Science in Clinical Behavioral Health Student Handbook.

CAC Handbook

Find the State of Colorado Handbook for Addiction Counselors (commonly referred to as the CAC handbook) here.

Department Policies

Program Professional Standards and Code of Conduct

Contact Us

Do you have questions about our Master of Science in Clinical Behavioral Health, emphasis in Addictions Counseling program? Email us at [email protected].

Please find our department’s main contact information here.