Graduate Certificate in Addictive Disorders
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Addictive Disorders from California University of Pennsylvania is the perfect addition to a master's degree in counseling or a related field. The curriculum provides students with knowledge and skills in the areas of:

  • Familial dysfunction and its relationship to drug and alcohol abuse or dependence 
  • Gambling addiction and other impulse control disorders
  • Pertinent assessment and evaluation procedures relevant to working with the substance abuse population
  • Techniques for determining addiction and mental health issues, leading clients on a path to recovery and eliminating triggers


  • Bachelor's or Graduate degree with a GPA of 2.90 or higher (Students with a GPA below 2.90 may apply for conditional admission.)
  • Official transcripts
  • Interview and resume may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education