College of Health Sciences and Education
For information contact Susan McDonald, PhD
The addictions counseling program is designed to prepare graduates to work with addicted individuals and families addressing problems associated with chemical addictions. Substance abuse and addictions are among America’s most devastating and pervasive social ills.
This minor is designed for students seeking a degree in Social Work, Psychology, Applied Behavioral Sciences or other related professions who might be interested in completing the Addictions Counseling courses and working toward a minor in Addictions Counseling.
- Provides an in-depth look at human behavior in the midst of many types of addiction, some chemical, some emotional, but all relating to wellness and health.
- Upon completion of the minor, students will be awarded a certificate of completion.
- The Addictions Counseling minor requires completion of a total of 16 credits in addictions coursework.
Note: This minor does not result in a certified addictions counselor certification.