Drugs, Health and Society MA

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

The MA in Drugs, Health and Society is a unique multidisciplinary program that brings together experts from across the university to train students in all dimensions of drugs and addiction: scientific, therapeutic, social and political. It prepares students for a wide range of careers, including addiction treatment, addiction research, or other drug-related scientific or medical disciplines, as well as drug policy or advocacy, and related fields such as journalism, human resources, or criminal justice where expertise on drugs and addition is important.

Program Contact

David Herzberg
565 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: herzberg@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-8416

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 1.5 to 3 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.