Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies
University of South Dakota

Program Details

At the University of South Dakota, the Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies is a highly-specialized online program which will allow you to deliver quality, science-based counseling to those addicted to drugs and alcohol.  As the need for addiction professionals climbs, you can make an impact on your community and grow as a professional when you complete this 15 credit certification.  Furthermore, this USD online program is completely flexible, allowing you to learn anytime, anywhere around your individual schedule.

If you are not in the state of South Dakota, you will need to check with your state’s board of certification for requirements and also for assistance with internship and shadowing placement.


A bachelors degree is required.

School Accreditation Statement

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