Texas Tech University

Online B.S. in Counseling and Addiction Recovery Sciences

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The flexible online counseling and addiction sciences bachelor's degree offers students an unmatched learning experience

The Texas Tech University Counseling and Addiction Recovery Sciences (CARS) online bachelor's degree serves as a strong foundation for students interested in pursuing a career in counseling, couple, marriage, and family therapy, addiction counseling, and other helping fields. CARS majors also seek pre-professional health career options. You may choose to complete an optional concentration in Applied Relational Counseling or Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies. 

Texas Tech University is renowned for its expertise in addiction, recovery, couple dynamics, marriage dynamics, and family therapy programs. The CARS degree encompasses a diverse curriculum that covers essential counseling and human services content, giving students an advantage for a career serving the community. 

Why Choose Texas Tech's Online Counseling and Addiction Recovery Sciences Degree?

Our fully online counseling and addiction recovery sciences degree helps you develop skills that positively impact the lives of others while building the foundation for a career in counseling and addiction. Study fully online and maintain your family and work commitments—you can even apply transfer credits from other accredited colleges to apply towards your degree. From personalized learning to impactful skills that make a difference. You will cultivate a comprehensive viewpoint that equips you to navigate the multifaceted demands of the counseling profession, encompassing administration, advocacy, addiction and recovery, family therapy, and family studies.

  • Gain hands-on experience. Within the program, there's a hands-on practicum that you can complete in your home area. This offers you the chance to tailor your degree to your specific interests that align with your career goals.
  • Develop skills for a career in human services or prepare for an advanced degree. This program will provide you with a foundation for entering the human services career field or pursuing a graduate degree. Most graduates of the program complete a master's degree in counseling, marriage and family therapy, clinical mental health counseling, social work, and other health fields.
  • Learn from industry professionals. The faculty members of Texas Tech's Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences department bring industry experience to their academic roles. Our program's courses are instructed by faculty who hold licenses in marriage and family therapy, psychology, and counseling, ensuring both academic expertise and real-world practice.
  • Flexible coursework, 100% online. You will have the opportunity to customize your degree plan to fit your personal schedule. The online Counseling and Addiction Recovery Sciences bachelor's degree can be done at your own pace.

Texas Tech's online counseling degree stands out for its unique, convenient coursework and expert faculty

The Counseling and Addiction Recovery Sciences online degree program includes course material from a variety of areas and subjects, such as:

  • Human services
  • Counseling skills and theories
  • Leadership skills
  • Professional ethics
  • Addiction Recovery
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Strategies for preventing and addressing substance abuse
  • Eating disorders

Career Opportunities With a Counseling and Addiction Recovery Sciences Degree

Many CARS majors go on to complete graduate degrees in counseling, marriage and family therapy, or clinical mental health services. Beyond the mental health fields, graduates of the Counseling and Addiction Recovery Sciences bachelor's degree have achieved notable success in pursuing career fields such as law, social work, public administration, and many healthcare fields.


Apply Today and Connect with Our Team 

Ready to pursue a career in counseling and addiction recovery? Apply today to Texas Tech University's Online CARS program. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through the application process and answer any questions you may have. Connect with us to learn more and take the next step toward a rewarding career.  

Contact the Office of Recruitment and Visitor's Center

  • Phone: (806) 742-1941