Certificate of Completion in Professional Addictions Counseling
Rio Salado College

Program Details

The Certificate of Completion in Professional Addictions Counseling is an online substance abuse counseling degree from Rio Salado College for students pursuing careers in social work, counseling, mental health, psychology, or rehabilitation.  The curriculum develops the skills necessary for assisting chemically dependent persons to alleviate their addictions.  Courses focus on self-help groups, the recovery process, relapse factors, family dynamics, and the various medical, emergent, and intervention models. You will gain the knowledge and skills needed to help people in a variety of settings, including:

  • Human resources
  • Civil courts
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Welfare services
  • Adolescent and child services

This program is also designed to help professionals meet their educational requirements for state and national addiction certification and to gain continuing education credits.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rio Salado College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score