Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling
University of Cincinnati

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 is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

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