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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling Graduate Certificate

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This program is offered fully online.

Certificate Code: XAS


This certificate is primarily designed for graduate students in rehabilitation counseling, mental health counseling, social work, psychology or other human services disciplines or for human services professionals who desire to learn about addictions and substance abuse counseling. The certificate program is an interdisciplinary effort on behalf of the Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling in the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences and the Department of Mental Health Law Policy in the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute.

Course Location/Delivery


Admissions Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions  and English Proficiency requirements.  In addition, must also have

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Less than 3.0 GPA submit GRE scores w/in 5 yrs

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


Fundamentals of Substance Abuse Counseling is a pre‐requisite for Professional Skills for Addiction Counselors, Counseling Approaches for Substance Abuses and Practicum (Substance Abuse)

Requirements of this Certificate (15 Credit Hours)


Students will select one elective from the five offered.

Time Limit

2 years

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

The certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.


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