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B.S. in Psychology – Addictions and Recovery

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Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Addictions and Recovery

Overview
What You Will Learn
Careers
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Take the Next Step Toward Helping Individuals Through the Recovery Process

If you have a passion for working with individuals in addiction and recovery programs, you will be interested in Liberty University’s online undergraduate psychology degree for addictions and recovery. Whether you are just entering post-secondary education or looking to expand your horizons, this B.S. in Psychology will prepare you to take that next step to further your education or career through flexible and affordable online classes. Students in this program will explore what it takes to counsel someone in their time of need while creating a treatment plan. With courses that will enlighten you on the psychological, biological, and socio-cultural-political issues that affect the behaviors of an addict, this undergraduate psychology degree program ensures that you will have a well-rounded education in the field of addiction and recovery.

Through courses like Integration of Psychology and Christianity, you will learn how to integrate biblical principles into your career in a professional way. These practices will help you establish yourself as a moral, ethical, and value-driven individual in the field. Furthermore, you will learn in-demand skills that will assist you in providing the best care possible. The impact of an individual can spread into the families and community of those struggling with addiction. Liberty University believes that everyone can be a Champion for Christ in any degree program, and with this career path, you will have the chance to make a real difference. 

What Will You Learn in Liberty’s B.S. in Psychology – Addictions and Recovery?

  • Overview theory and treatment of substance abuse
  • Social psychology
  • Psychology and Christianity

The flexible and affordable courses provided through Liberty University allow you to study on your schedule to complete your degree. This undergraduate psychology program will prepare you for your desired career path through courses like Treatment and Recovery of Addictions, Behavioral Modification, and Psychology of Personality. In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete an internship through this program to further prepare you for success after graduation.

Potential Careers for Psychology Graduates

  • Administrator
  • Advocate
  • Mental health services representative
  • Non-licensed counselor
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Substance abuse counselor

Highlights of Our Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology 

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com — and ranked as the #2 online school in America by Niche.com. Earning your online bachelor’s in addiction and recovery degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 5 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete this Bachelor of Science in Psychology – Addictions and Recovery degree in as little as 3.5 years.

Military Benefits for Online Students

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times
  • Potential college credit for military training
120

Credit Hours

3.5

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Aug 24, 2020

Accreditation

Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Experience That Matters to You

As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

– by BestColleges.com

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 5 years… and counting!

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition in 5 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is the valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.