Texas Tech University

Community, Family, & Addiction Sciences

The Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health program supports families affected by cancer diagnosesEvan Hernandez is currently pursuing a CARS degree to understand drug abuse and opioids in preparation for a career in the medical field.Devin Mills, Ph.D., set out to find preventive measures and provide support to those with gambling disordersDr. White uses his years of experience and knowledge to improve mental health of patients

Enriching individuals, families, and communities

A degree in Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences gives students the tools to help others with the practical and professional skills necessary to succeed in today's human services job market. Students have opportunities to collaborate with faculty members in research; to experience different aspects of programs through internships, classroom apprenticeships, and independent studies.



CFAS Statement of Access & Engagement

In an effort to provide this support and participate in the process of change, we offer some initial steps the CFAS department will focus on as we attempt to move forward and improve the human condition. Learn More »

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Areas of Study

  • Addictive Behavior
  • Family Therapy
  • Coaching Leaders
  • Program Development & Evaluation
  • Substance Use Disorder & Treatment
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grant Writing

Experiential Learning

  • 14 Week Practicum with Community Agency
  • Classroom Apprenticeships
  • Clinical Research
  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad
  • Field Study Tours