Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling
University of Cincinnati-Online

Program Details

The Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling degree online is available from the University of Cincinnati for students who have, or are in the process of pursuing, a baccalaureate degree in another field and wish to gain credential in this field.  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 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.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Cincinnati-Online is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score