Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling
University of Cincinnati-Online

Program Details

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. 


  • A high school diploma or GED

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission