DENVER, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies, a leading graduate school focused on the social and behavioral sciences, has announced the addition of a specialization in the master of arts in counseling degree. A specialization in addiction counseling is now offered and provides students the opportunity to study theoretical and applied psychology and counseling with the objectives of understanding human development, child and adult psychopathology and treatment, professional ethics, assessment and statistics, and counseling techniques. This specialization will provide students with the skills needed to offer guidance and treatment to people who are struggling with addictive behaviors.
"Far too many struggle with addiction without help," said Dr. Jeremy Moreland, provost of University of the Rockies. "University of the Rockies is proud to offer this pertinent specialization to help our students address the need." To learn more about this program specialization, visit www.rockies.edu/degrees/ma-counseling-addiction-counseling.htm. About University of the RockiesUniversity of the Rockies is a leading graduate school of the social and behavioral sciences that offers programs for students seeking their PhD, PsyD, or Master of Arts degree. Based in Denver, Colo., the University provides students with the convenience of an online education. While working toward a degree from anywhere in the country, students enjoy access to industry professionals, research, and publishing opportunities. For more information, please visit www.rockies.edu/, www.twitter.com/URockies, www.facebook.com/UniversityoftheRockies, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 866.621.0124 x11636. Contact: Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager866.621.0124 x11636 •Marianne.Perez@rockies.com Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120509/LA03227LOGO-b