Addiction Treatment is one of the Fastest-Growing Health Fields.
Qualify for needed certifications* with USD’s Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies.
For 40 years, the University of South Dakota has been a national leader in addiction, co-occurring, and prevention education. Our students consistently exceed the national average on board certification exams. USD’s online courses encourage interaction between students and faculty, while allowing working professionals to pursue their undergraduate degree around their current schedule.
The Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies includes classes in alcohol & drug abuse, working with families who are dealing with addiction, prevention, and treatment. These classes give you a wide range of career options upon completion of the degree program.
With addiction rates on the rise across the country, you have the opportunity to change someone’s life as an addiction treatment or prevention professional.
*We do not know if this program is structured to lead to licensure in other states. Individuals outside South Dakota should contact their state chemical dependency certification board to ensure courses meet their requirements as they may differ by state.