The substance abuse and addiction counseling program at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) offers classes geared towards students preparing to enter into the field as a therapist, social worker, or school resource officer. Outside of the classroom, students have opportunities off-campus with internships at the VCU Health Motivate Clinic at Jackson Center, and hospitals in the Richmond metro.
Liberty University offers 2 Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling degree programs. It's a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2020, 33 Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling students graduated with students earning 33 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA||23 : 1||29,070|
|Liberty University Lynchburg, VA||90 : 1||93,349|
|Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA||29 : 1||24,286|
|Southwest Virginia Community College Cedar Bluff, VA||50 : 1||2,295|
|Patrick Henry Community College Martinsville, VA||47 : 1||2,050|