University of Lethbridge

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Bachelor of Health Sciences | Addictions Counselling

University of Lethbridge

Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,150
International: $20,784
Scholarships:1
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsSocial and Community Service Workers

Description:

The Bachelor of Health Sciences program in addictions counselling at the University of Lethbridge is the only undergraduate Canadian program of its kind. The program gives students the knowledge they need to guide people through the addiction recovery process. In their second and fourth years of studies, students will complete a 13-week internship, offering them valuable clinical experience to prepare them for their careers.

The program provides students with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed for a role in treatment, prevention, and health promotion wherever addiction affects people's lives. It focuses on a range of addictive behaviours and intervention strategies, including substance abuse, problem gambling, and sexual or eating disorders. The program includes a thorough study of current issues in addictions, and an intensive training in counselling skills.

Prerequisites:

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
Application Notes : Click here to see all admission requirements at uLethbridge.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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