Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention - Undergraduate Certificate
School of Health Sciences
100 Nixson Hall
The Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention undergraduate certificate prepares graduates to sit for the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services exams to become a certified prevention specialist in the state of Ohio.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.
Freshman Students on the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University. For more information on admissions, including additional requirements for some academic programs, visit the admissions website for new freshmen.
Freshman Students on the Regional Campuses: Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, as well as the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 525 TOEFL score (71 on the Internet-based version), minimum 75 MELAB score, minimum 6.0 IELTS score or minimum 48 PTE score, or by completing the ESL level 112 Intensive Program. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
Transfer, Transitioning and Former Students: For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.
Current Kent State and Transfer Students: Active Kent State students who wish to change their major must have attempted a minimum 12 credit hours at Kent State and earned a minimum 2.000 overall Kent State GPA to be admitted. Students who have not attempted 12 credit hours at Kent State will be evaluated for admission based on their high school GPA for new students or transfer GPA for transfer students. Transfer students who have not attempted 12 credit hours of college-level coursework at Kent State and/or other institutions will be evaluated based on both their high school GPA and college GPA.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
|HED 11570||PERSONAL HEALTH||3|
|HED 11590||COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION||3|
|HED 32530||DRUG USE AND MISUSE||3|
|HED 32542||METHODS AND APPLICATIONS OF HEALTH EDUCATION (WIC)||5|
|HED 34050||PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION IN HEALTH EDUCATION||3|
|HED 44550||DRUG ABUSE AND VIOLENCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||20|
|Minimum Certificate GPA|