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Addiction Counseling Certificate Requirements

Total Credit Hours: 24 credit hours
Award: Certificate

Entrance Requirements:

  • The first step is to attend an information session or view the online information session. These informal sessions cover the admission and academic requirements, the application and selection process, curriculum, and career opportunities. For more information, call 410-777-7310.
  • Eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Program Requirements:

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all human services courses. Coursework includes requirement of 100 hours of unpaid clinical fieldwork in a community addiction agency to complete the program. Prior to enrolling in the fieldwork course, students must successfully complete HUS 101: Human Service Ethics in Practice with a grade of C or better and meet with Sara Meinsler, Human Services Department Fieldwork Coordinator.

Certificate Requirements: 24 credits

HUS 101 - Human Service and Addiction Counseling Ethics in Practice (3)
HUS 102 - Physiologic Aspects of Chemical Dependence (3)
HUS 114 - Beginning Counseling and Assessment Techniques (3)
HUS 115 - Fieldwork: Beginning Counseling and Assessment Techniques (3)
HUS 130 - Introduction to Family Counseling (3)
HUS 140 - Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling: Co-occurring Disorders (3)
HUS 141 - Group Dynamics (3)
HUS 200 - Addiction Treatment Delivery (3)

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