Counseling – Contemporary Theory in Addictive Behavior Graduate Certificate
Capella University

Program Details

Capella offers this online graduate certificate in Contemporary Theory in Addictive Behavior through its School of Counseling & Human Services. You’ll gain an understanding of substance abuse, addiction and compulsive behavior. If you’re already in a school, mental health, addiction treatment or other relevant setting, this program is both an affordable and flexible way to broaden your knowledge and earn graduate credit. Curriculum focuses on theory and history, and does not intend to fulfill licensure requirements. Courses include:

  • Group Therapy and Treatment of Substance-Related and Addictive Behaviors 
  • Theories of Addiction Treatment
  • Interventions for Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

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