1) Established in 1897 and located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Bay Path University is an independent, not-for-profit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
In this program, you will explore and identify the causes of substance abuse disorders and develop the skills to assess, diagnose, and treat people with substance disorders in individual and group settings.
Through an intensive 300-hour internship, you will practice effective interviewing, counseling, and intervention skills in a supervised, clinical environment.
This major provides students with multiple options to meet the educational and practicum requirements to become a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor upon completion of the CADAC Licensing Exam.
You will be eligible for CADAC certification once you have completed the necessary post-bachelor’s 4,000 hours or post-master’s 2,000 hours of work experience.
Students can complete this undergraduate degree and receive graduate credit towards Bay Path University's Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, or enter directly into the University's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling track of this master’s degree program.
Bay Path psychology students will:
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The American Women's College is part of Bay Path University, a non-profit leader in women's education for 117 years
The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Bay Path University among the fastest-growing private baccalaureate institutions nationwidee
98% of our American Women's College online graduates would recommend their program of study to others
Tuition at The American Women's College is 62% lower than the national average for private college tuition - 69% lower if you qualify for our military discount
Bay Path University enrolls more adult women students age 25 and older than all of the other women's colleges in Massachusetts combined