Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
Post University

Program Details

Advance your professional development and sharpen your clinical skills with an online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling from Post University. This certificate program combines online classroom learning with two field practicums where students can apply their knowledge in professional settings.

Courses explore complex issues regarding drug and alcohol addiction in society. Students will learn the effects of short and long-term use of substances on the individual, their family, and the community. Credits may be able to be applied toward professional counseling licensure in your state.

Classes examine topics including the following:

  • Biology of addiction
  • Theories of alcohol and drug counseling
  • Psychopathology of addiction
  • Group and family treatment in addictions

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Post University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA will be required to submit additional documentation.

Restricted States

California, Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania