Addiction Counselor - Certificate

Program/CIP Code: ADCN.CERT/51.1501
Credits Required: 34
Division: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences


  • Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board (KBSRB)
  • Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board (MSAPCB)
  • National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)


The Certificate Program is available to students already holding an Associate or higher degree. The intent of the certificate is to supplement previous education with additional core knowledge in Addiction Counseling.

Requirements for admission to the program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

Gainful Employment

Degree Specific Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ADCN 0101 Introduction to Addictions 3
ADCN 0106 Individual Counseling Methods 3
ADCN 0204 Family Therapy 3
ADCN 0205 Ethics: Addiction Counseling 3
ADCN 0206 Problem and Compulsive Gambling 3
ADCN 0209 Pharmacology: Addiction Counseling 3
ADCN 0210 Group Dynamics & Addictions 1 3
ADCN 0221 Counseling and Services Coordination * 3
ADCN 0250 Field Practicum I*
ADCN 0251 Field Practicum II*
PSYC 0297 Abnormal Psychology *
Total Degree Specific Requirements 34
*See course syllabi for course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total hours to complete Certificate 34

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