BS in Psychology – Addictions and Recovery Learn to strengthen others


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Do you feel drawn to helping people who are struggling with addiction? Trained professionals are needed who can help people develop healthy coping mechanisms and heal from past trauma. Get the education, training, and tools you need to help addicted individuals recover. Liberty University’s 100% online B.S. in Psychology – Addictions and Recovery degree can help.

Our online addictions and recovery bachelor’s degree program has been created with your success in mind. We combine quality academics with flexibility and affordability so you can get the most out of your degree. This degree can be completed in just 3.5 years. And since it’s 100% online, you can complete your coursework whenever and wherever is most convenient for you.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty University, our mission is Training Champions for Christ. Our online bachelor’s degree in psychology, addiction, and recovery will help you integrate biblical principles into your career. You can become a professional of integrity who will make a positive impact in the lives of others.

This program is flexible enough to meet the diverse needs of our students. Our addictions and recovery psychology degree may be right for you if:

  • You are currently working in substance abuse treatment and need or want to earn a bachelor’s.
  • You want to pursue a graduate degree that will lead to a counseling license and need a foundation in psychology.
  • You want to start a career in substance abuse counseling and services.

In our addiction and recovery degree program, you can learn how to assess, diagnose, and develop treatment plans for those who are struggling with addiction and substance dependence. You will also receive training on providing interventions with understanding and compassion that are centered on the client.

With this degree, you can build a strong foundation in scientific and faith-based principles. Some of the courses you will take include Social Psychology and The Integration of Psychology and Christianity.

It is important to approach individuals with addictions from a holistic perspective. You will study the psychological, biological, and socio-cultural issues that affect the behaviors of an addict.

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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 (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.