If you already hold a human services bachelor’s, or a degree in a related field, and want to expand your knowledge and ability to provide help to those struggling with substance abuse, consider this online Graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling from Misericordia. Curriculum has been approved by CADC, so you can likely seek professional certification upon completion of your coursework. As a distance learning student, be sure to check with your individual state’s requirements for licensing or certification if you are located outside the state of Pennsylvania. Non-elective coursework usually includes:
- Professional Ethics
- Chemical Addictions Dependency
- Drug Pharmacology
- Applicants seeking certification may need a bachelor's degree.
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education