The BS in Addiction Studies
Program is located in the Department of
Health Sciences. The University of Central Arkansas is the only
university in the State of Arkansas to offer a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Addiction Studies!
If you are looking for an exciting career with growing opportunities
and want to be in the forefront in helping to resolve one of
country's greatest social problems, explore a career in addiction
counseling or addiction prevention.
drop by my office in the Doyne Health Science Center, #319 or Telephone
This program is specifically
designed to provide the education,
technology and clinical training needed to prepare students entering an
addiction health care setting.
Providers of addiction counseling and addiction prevention in the State
of Arkansas and throughout the nation have expressed a need for
certified addiction counselors and certified addiction preventionists
to work in treating and in preventing substance abuse. The
problems associated with drugs of abuse are expected to be with us for
long into the foreseeable future.
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Addiction Studies graduate will be
prepared to work in such settings as hospitals, outpatient clinics,
employee assistance programs, schools, the criminal justice system,
governmental agencies and drug courts.