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Program Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies is an interdisciplinary program offered by the Department of Counselor Education (College of Education) and the Health Sciences (College of Health Sciences). The postgraduate certificate is designed for professionals employed in substance abuse education, prevention or intervention settings. The goal of the certificate program is to prepare students for a variety of positions in the addictions field. The graduate certificate meets the didactic experiences required to become a nationally credentialed Master Addiction Counselor (MAC – if holding a Master’s in Counseling), an Idaho Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), or Advanced Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ACACD – if holding a related graduate degree).


Program Coordinator:
Dr. Susan Esp, Health Sciences