Graduate Certificates

Addictions Counseling Certificate

**The PSU Addictions Counseling Certificate program is being discontinued.  Admissions to this program is currently closed and new students are not being accepted.**

A series of seven courses at the graduate level, providing a broad overview of addictions counseling, concepts of treatment, and clinical skills. The program is intended for human services treatment professionals in the community and graduate students in related fields, to enable them to acquire training and education in science-based practices and to provide the knowledge essential to working with addicted populations (19 credits).

Degree Requirements

Core Courses

Courses are designed to be taken in numeric sequence with the exception of COUN 507 which can be taken at anytime. The Capstone class cannot be taken until the other classes have been successfully completed.

Coun 531Foundations of Addictions Counseling


Coun 532Assessment and Diagnosis in Addictions Counseling


Coun 533Treatment of Substance Use Disorders I


Coun 534Treatment of Substance Use Disorders II


Coun 535Co-Occurring Disorders


Coun 536Addictions Counseling Capstone


Coun 507Addiction Pharmacology


Total Credit Hours: 19