Graduate Certificate in Addictive Disorders
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

A graduate certificate in Addictive Disorders Counseling allows you to help people overcome addiction to drugs and alcohol. This online certificate from California University of Pennsylvania can be completed during a 15-week summer semester. It can benefit those with an existing master’s degree in counseling or a related field who want to gain a specialty in addiction treatment.

Courses discuss topics such as family dysfunction and its relationship to substance abuse, gambling addiction and other impulse control disorders, assessment and evaluation procedures, and techniques to lead clients on a path to recovery and eliminating triggers. 

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California University of Pennsylvania is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.9 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Students with a GPA below 2.90 may apply for conditional admission.