Graduate Certificate in Addictions
Purdue University Global

Program Details

Study contemporary theories in addiction recovery and expand your ability to analyze an individual’s situation and apply strategies that help lead to recovery. Complete your courses online, on your schedule.

  • NAADAC Approved and NASAC Accredited: The program is accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC), and Purdue Global is approved as an education provider by NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals.
  • Program Highlights: Study ethics for addictions professionals, chemical and psychological dependency counseling, psychopharmacology, group counseling, and co-occurring disorders and conditions.
  • Career Opportunities: Addictions counselor
  • Practicum: Complete a two-term practicum to gain hands-on, field experience.*

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional certification or licensing may be required to work in certain fields. The professional practice of psychology is regulated by each state, and the degree requirements of this program do not guarantee or prepare students for licensure in any state upon graduation.
* Some Purdue University Global programs are not 100% online; some programs require you to gain hands-on experience in a real-world work environment. Contact an Admissions Advisor for additional information.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Purdue University Global is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Purdue University Global is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)