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Addiction affects more than just the person with the dependency — it affects families and communities as well. With the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimating 27 percent job growth through 2020, there's a need for human services professionals serving those affected by dependency.
The Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Addictions program introduces you to the biological, environmental, genetic and psychological underpinnings of substance abuse and chemical dependency. It focuses on interventions, treatments, action plans, and relapse prevention theory and ideology — skills to help you better support those in need.
Now you don’t have to wait until graduation to gain skills that employers find valuable. The StackTrack option allows you to move core, job-focused skills toward the front of your degree program and earn certificates to show job competencies.
*In Maryland, the Bachelor of Science in Human Services has an emphasis in Addictions.
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The curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Addictions degree program consists of a minimum of 120 credit hours. To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with an advisor to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
Your course curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed by competent, ethical practitioners including current applications in such areas as social work, counseling and psychology.
Courses are taught by instructors who have experience in the field so you can see how theories apply to the real world of human services.
We make it convenient for working professionals like you to earn your degree around your busy schedule through evening on-campus classes.
Smaller class sizes provide an intimate learning environment that allows for close interaction with expert faculty.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
It's become a part of everyday life in recent years: external struggles such as job losses, economic turmoil, foreclosures, bankruptcies — and the resulting internal struggles such as depression, compromised health and interpersonal conflict.
But you have the desire to help people smooth the rough edges of these challenges, and to give them the coping skills and professional human services they need to get through it. That's what draws you to the Social Sciences disciplines.
The University of Phoenix College of Social Sciences helps you gain the essential skills and knowledge to provide the compassion, guidance and service to others in need. With diverse bachelor's and master's degree programs in Counseling, Human Services and Psychology, you can choose the one that provides you with the skill set to help others in the setting that works for you — whether one-on-one, families and small groups, or schools and communities.