Program Overview

The University of Cincinnati offers an online Professional Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling. Students are provided with a solid knowledge base which can be integrated into counseling, corrective, administrative, and prevention settings. The curriculum for this course of study draws from a variety of disciplines, including biochemistry, medicine, psychology, and sociology. Some of the courses students would take through the Certificate program in Substance Abuse Counseling include:

  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Drugs & Behavior
  • Assessment & Diagnosis in Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Case Management & Treatment Planning

The world class faculty in charge of the Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate program places a strong emphasis on the understanding, recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of addictive behaviors. Additionally, prevention strategies are heavily underscored. 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study. Simply apply for the certificate and register for the appropriate classes.

    School Overview

    The University of Cincinnati is a large public university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is a research university and is a part of the University System in Ohio. Founded in 1819, UC is the second largest university in Ohio. UC has several nationally ranked programs such as architecture, musical theater, neurology, paleontology, anthropology, aerospace engineering, environmental science, law, medicine, and criminal justice. UC has several campuses including their uptown campus, several branch campuses, and research facilities. Cincinnati has over 600 programs and over 300 degree granting programs.

    UC’s degree programs are offered at a variety of degree levels including associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral. UC offers online programs within areas of study such as early childhood education, medical laboratory science, health administration, criminal justice and taxation. Program completion length and required credit hours vary by program.

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