Increase your marketability with this flexible graduate certificate that offers advanced education around addiction prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery for both individuals and families.
Gain direct and relevant experience in a cross-disciplinary program designed to expand drug and alcohol counseling career possibilities in a variety of professional settings. Learn from clinical and research faculty plus gain valuable field experiences through our dedicated community partners.
Study vulnerable populations including adolescents, women, veterans, ethnic groups and the LGBTQIA+ community.
Understand and identify the unique properties of alcohol, cannabis, opioid and other substance use disorders.
Learn prevention, assessment, diagnosis and intervention therapies around substance disorders.
Enhance your competitiveness in a changing job market with the addition of addiction-focused knowledge and skills.
What You’ll Study
Courses include professional and ethical responsibility, policy advocacy, community education, clinical evaluation, treatment planning, referral and service coordination for addressing alcohol and drug-related problems. You'll apply proven approaches for prevention, intervention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Understanding what others are saying to facilitate effective communication
Resolving disagreements or disputes between individuals or groups in a fair and constructive manner
Communicating and interacting effectively in a variety of social and professional situations
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Drug and Alcohol Counselor
- Adolescent Therapist
- Veterans Counselor
- Treatment Centers
- Veterans Administration
- Outpatient Clinics