College of Education Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

About This Program

The Addictions Counseling undergraduate certificate program provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a licensed addictions counselor. With hands-on experience and a comprehensive curriculum, students will be equipped to make a positive impact on individuals and communities dealing with addiction. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online
    • Mostly online
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus
    • Trumbull Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

  • 20.5% much faster than the average
  • 254,000 number of jobs
  • $99,090 potential earnings

Mental health and substance abuse social workers

  • 16.8% much faster than the average
  • 123,200 number of jobs
  • $48,720 potential earnings

Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors

  • 24.7% much faster than the average
  • 319,400 number of jobs
  • $47,660 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.