Rio Salado College offers an online substance abuse counseling degree, the Certificate of Completion in Addictions & Substance Use Disorders Level II. This program is designed to launch careers in social work, counseling, mental health, psychology, or rehabilitation. Students gain the skills necessary to assist chemically dependent people with alleviating addictions, focusing on the recovery process, relapse factors, family dynamics, various intervention models, and professional ethics. In addition, coursework covers advanced theories and techniques in substance abuse counseling, relationships, and multicultural and diverse populations. In addition to preparing students to become addictions and substance abuse disorder professionals, this degree program can also be used as continuing education for current professionals.
- High school transcript or GED score
- ACT/SAT or placement test may be required
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission