Program Overview

Allen County Community College offers a Certificate in Addiction Counseling for students who want to work analyzing, treating, and preventing relapses of patients who suffer from addictive behaviors or drug or alcohol addiction. All social groups in society have different forms of addiction problems, including drugs, alcohol, gambling, binge eating, smoking, hoarding, and a variety of other behaviors that result in a psychological or physiological need to continue those behaviors. Through the program, students will develop advanced skills to help counsel those with disorders. This will require understanding of psychology and developmental issues in treatment of addictions.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    High School Transcript or GED. Official Transcripts from any other colleges attended. ACT or SAT scores if taken (If not taken or scores are more than three years old, a COMPASS/ASSET test is required. You can test at either campus free of charge).

    School Overview

    The vision of Allen Community College is to be recognized for excellence as a valuable, responsive resource to the communities they serve and as a caring institution that empowers and educates our students to embrace change, become lifelong learners, and take their place as productive citizens in the global community.

    As an institution of higher education, the purpose of Allen Community College is to provide quality educational and support services in an atmosphere that is caring, safe, and conducive to learning.  Based on the belief that learning and self improvement are continuous processes, the college is committed to a wide range of accessible, affordable educational programs to enable students to reach their academic, occupational, and personal potential.

    Allen County Community College supports online learning and community sites, in addition to its two traditional campuses. Students at Allen County Community College can enroll in Associate’s degrees, certificate programs, and programs which lead to licensing or certification, ranging from fields of study in Early Childhood Education and Production Media to Biology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine. 

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