Open only to candidates accepted into the certificate program or any other graduate program within the School of Education and Counseling, this 18-credit hour certificate provides a broad foundation in current research and practice relevant for working in substance abuse treatment settings and with clients with substance abuse diagnosis. Coursework for this certificate allows you to hone, refresh, and upgrade your existing knowledge and skills. As an ICAADA approved program, all core functions are covered within the certificate program.
Must be accepted into the certificate program or any program within the School of Education to enroll in these courses. Enrollment is strictly limited to these programs. Applicants must meet the requirements for graduate admission, including any English proficiency requirements for international applicants.
The courses must be completed with a grade of B or better. A grade of C in any course will be grounds for dismissal from the certification program in addiction counseling.
A limited criminal history check must be submitted by each student before his/her first class.