Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Addictions Education, Certificate (0492)

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Program Coordinator

Andrea K. Jenkins,, (270) 745-4786

This 15-hour interdisciplinary certificate program in addictions education prepares students to provide counseling or education services and/or support services to individuals abusing or experiencing addiction. Individuals who complete the program will be knowledgeable about the various components of addictions and will have skills related to their professional field such as prevention strategies, assessment procedures, intervention skills, treatment, and recovery support.

Program Admission

Admission Requirements 

Graduate School Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (15 hours)

Required Courses
CNS 637Theories of Addiction3
CNS 647Addictions: Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning3
CNS 667Counseling Substance and Process Addictions3
Two courses related to the program content and approved by certificate advisor.6
Total Hours15