Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Addiction and Recovery
Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a specialization in Addiction and Recovery prepares you for a career focused on impacting the lives of individuals and their families where substance abuse is present. This program provides you with a comprehension of addictive substances and their effects, therapy and counseling techniques, and methods of addiction recovery.
In addition to providing insight into the development and influence of personality based on psychological theories, courses will immerse you in discussions on diverse theoretical approaches of counseling and psychotherapy by evaluating associated methods and techniques from a biblical context.
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$325 per credit hour (based on full-time enrollment)
120 total hours
30 hours must be taken through Liberty University
50 % (18 hours) of major must be taken through Liberty University
30 hours of upper-level courses are required as part of the 120 total hours
Potential Career Options
Substance Abuse Counselor
Mental Health Services
I am now receiving an extra 6% at work because of my Liberty degree…
"Liberty's ... program allowed me to get an accredited Psychology degree at my convenience. The schedule was flexible and the online library resources were awesome. I am now receiving an extra 6% at work because of my Liberty degree. I grew both intellectually and spiritually because of Liberty's emphasis on education from a Christian perspective."
- Robert N. Betancourt, BS in Psychology
Want to learn more?
Visit the Psychology Department
Download Degree Completion Plan