Addiction Studies Graduate Certificate
Graduate Studies

The department offers a 15 graduate credit certificate in Addictions Studies for students who wish to concentrate in this area but who may not have completed the appropriate placements in COUN 691, 692, and 693 or who may be from other programs within the University. Students from other institutions are also welcome to enroll. Students may or may not have already earned a master’s degree.

Required Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
PSYC 511Psychopharmacology: Medication Uses and Side Effects3
COUN 614Substance Abuse Education and Counseling3


Students must select nine credits from the following courses:

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
PSYC 511Behavioral Addictions3
PSYC 511The Psychology and Spirituality of the 12-Step Program3
PSYC 511Counseling Strategies for Dealing with Addictive Disorders1
PSYC 511Dual Diagnosis in the Treatment of Addictions1
PSYC 511Infectious Diseases including HIV / AIDS1
PSYC 511Trauma and Addictions1

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