About the course
The Addiction Counseling Master of Science degree program at Johnson & Wales University is designed to prepare graduates to serve the community as addiction counselors after 18 months of full-time study. The primary goal of the program is to prepare master’s-level clinicians with the counseling skills that integrate theoretical foundations of professional counseling into positive client interaction and intervention skills. The program emphasizes the development of attitudes, knowledge and skills essential in the formation of professional counselors who are committed to the ethical provision of quality services. In addition to the coursework required, students experience practicum and internship experiences under supervision of clinical professionals. Students who are preparing to specialize as addiction counselors are expected to possess the knowledge and skills necessary to address a wide range of issues in the context of addiction counseling, treatment and prevention programs, as well as in a broader mental-health counseling context.
Intake Months
June
Delivery Locations
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Qualification
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
USD 43,380
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Duration
2 Years

Johnson and Wales University

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Johnson & Wales University is a world-renowned leader in experiential education. It was founded as a business school in 1914 by Gertrude I. Johnson and Mary T. Wales. From its origins as a school devoted to business education, JWU has grown to a junior college, senior college, and ultimately university status. The University is an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. It is committed to strengthen itself through continuous improvement of academic programs and accountability for student learning. At the heart of the university’s vision is the goal of providing ambitious, purposeful students with the foundation to flourish personally and professionally.
JWU restructured the academic colleges and schools into numerous colleges namely the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business, College of Culinary Arts, College of Engineering & Design, College of Health & Wellness, College of Hospitality Management, and College of Online Education. Today, the university is offering a variety of new degree programs that reflect the growing industries of tomorrow. At Johnson & Wales, experiential education is more than an internship. It’s curriculum is directly related to students’ chosen industry, so they graduate with the specific knowledge and skills that employers are seeking.
JWU’s teaching approach is unique. The students will be immersed in intimate class settings, exchanging ideas through collaborative learning, and apply what they have learned in the classroom to real world projects in it’s industry-specific labs. Johnson & Wales University has four campuses. The students will find a welcoming, close-knit community and active social life at each. At JWU, it is focused on providing students amazing experiences today to create a more amazing future tomorrow.
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Providence Campus - Johnson and Wales University

8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903

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In Providence, the university revitalized close to 100 acres of waterfront alongside our Harborside Campus, providing a stunning natural setting and a range of environmental and recreational benefits to the community. The campus’ 82,000-square-foot Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence showcases stunning views of Narragansett Bay and is designed as the nation’s first LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified culinary lab.