USD Addiction Studies Online Masters Program Recognized
The program was recognized because it offers two tracks designed for professionals already working and certified or licensed in the field of addiction counseling or who have completed a bachelor’s degree in addiction studies. The rating noted the program’s strong foundation in ethical practice and contemporary clinical theories and its emphasis on helping existing counselors enhance their abilities to serve clients through private, group and family sessions.
According to Frank Zavadil, chair of the addiction studies department, “We are constantly looking at ways to keep our curriculum relevant regarding the changing field of prevention and addiction services, and we feel this contributes to our ranking as one of the top online programs in the country.”
The online MA program in Addiction Studies requires 45 hours for the standard track, and 33 hours for the advanced track. An internship for both tracks is required. The program also recommends one year of field experience in addiction counseling for admission.
You May Also Like
AUSTIN, Texas — South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy was one of five Division I women's basketball players selected to the Academic All-America first team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Duffy earns Academic All-America honors for the third consecutive season.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — All five South Dakota starters scored in double-figures and the Coyotes completed perhaps the greatest regular season in Summit League history with a 63-58 win against rival and second-seeded South Dakota State in the tournament championship game Tuesday inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.
Two University of South Dakota faculty members are partnering with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Sioux Falls agency Call to Freedom to better understand what sex trafficking survivors think about the services they receive — and to learn what services they find most helpful.