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Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling

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WHY CONSIDER AN ONLINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELING?

When it comes to helping people battle addiction, there is no better advocate than a well-trained Alcohol & Drug Counselor. Post University’s online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling is designed to meet the education needs of individuals interested in providing guidance and support to people in recovery.
Students enrolled in the online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling at Post University will have the opportunity to advance their professional development while pursuing counseling licensure. Students both in and outside the state of Connecticut will benefit from the programs up-to-date curriculum on the best practices and earn graduate-level credits towards licensure in their state.

The Post University online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling program combines the strengths of a traditional New England university education with the convenience and flexibility of online learning. You will benefit from regular contact with and feedback from your professors, as well as the opportunity to learn from and interact with other working professionals. Our highly interactive online classes are offered in 8-week modules, six times a year, making it possible for you to complete your Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling in less time without sacrificing quality.

The Post University MSHSV program affords students the opportunity to take additional coursework toward licensure eligibility, but it is not a licensure program. As licensure is a professional process, it is up to each student to fully understand the licensure process as it varies from state to state and area of specialization. The faculty and staff in the MSHSV program are here to support and advise students on program requirements, but it is ultimately the responsibility of individual students to be in charge of his/her own licensure process and to make sure that all requirements are met in obtaining licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body.

THE ONLINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELING AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR PROFESSIONALS WHO:

  • Want to understand the complex issues regarding alcohol and drug addiction
  • Want to expand on their background in the effects of short and/or long term use of substances
  • Want an understanding of the most current assessment, diagnosis and treatment modalities in the field of addiction
  • Want to pursue the educational requirements for licensure

BENEFITS OF THE ONLINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELING PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY:

  • Post University is an accredited New England university that has been providing quality education to its students since 1890.
  • Post University has a proven track record of delivering Accelerated Degree Programs in a technology-rich, student-focused and highly interactive format.
  • Our online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling can be completed entirely onlineā€”at a time and place that's convenient for you.
  • You will be able to study, network and collaborate with other public sector and business professionals while pursuing your online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling.
  • Our online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling features a curriculum with a strong focus on innovation and creativity. You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive learning environment with other experienced professionals.
  • You will benefit from expertise in theory and practice from faculty members with advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience in their respective fields.
  • You can immediately apply what you learn in your online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling classes to projects you are currently working on in your career.

To learn more about Post University’s online Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling, please complete the inquiry form at the top of the page or call 800.345.2562.

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ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELING ONLINE GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM FAST FACTS
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COST
Certificate Program Tuition and Fees* $9,900
Room and Board N/A
Approximate Program Text Book Cost $155
*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits.
OCCUPATIONS (This certificate will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other  http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/21-1099.00
Social and Community Service Managers  http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9151.00
Social and Human Service Assistants  http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/21-1093.00