May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Certificate

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Students enrolled in the dual option Alcohol and Drug Counseling program will increase their knowledge in addiction, human services, human development and ethical behavior. They will fulfill the following specific objectives through their study: 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of clinical skills such as crisis intervention, treatment planning, individual therapy and group counseling. 
  2. To understand the impact of drug interaction on the brain and behavior. 
  3. Develop knowledge of human development across the lifespan and the impact of race, socioeconomic status and stress on behavior, opportunity, and addiction. 
  4. Be prepared to work in a variety of clinical settings including school, community or medical facilities. 
  5. Identify best practices for working with diverse individuals 
  6. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in preparation for the IC&RC Examination for Alcohol and Drug Counselors. 

Total Credits: 18

The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at

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