Post University's Master of Science in Human Services with a specialization in Alcohol & Drug Counseling is designed to meet the educational needs of individuals who seek to advance their skills and career options or seek employment in this growing field. Students can become certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors by completing the Master of Human Services degree program with a Alcohol & Drug Counseling specialization and fulfilling all state requirements.
The objectives of the program are to provide: An understanding of the complex issues regarding alcohol and drug addiction within American society on both a micro and macro level including multicultural issues and ethical considerations. Background on the biological, psychological, and sociological effects either short and/or long term use of substances has on the individual, family system, community, or society. A comprehensive view of the most current assessment, diagnosis, and treatment modalities in the field of addictions including individual, group, self-help, and/or psychopharmacology methods.Access to an array of educational experiences that help you meet the minimum educational requirements for licensure or certification specified by the state of Connecticut.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MASTER OF HUMAN SERVICES DEGREE PROGRAM You are not required to complete the GRE test to enter the program. We look for students with work experience, a good undergraduate background, and an ambition to learn and develop their Human Services skills.All students are assigned academic advisors who support and guide them through their entire degree program.