Addiction counselors are professional counselors that provide individual counseling, group counseling, and educational services to individuals and families experiencing the effects of alcohol and drug abuse addictions.
Addiction Counseling (AAS)
Our Addiction Counseling degree prepares you to pursue a career as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). This program meets all requirements of the Texas Department of State Health Services and prepares you to become a Counselor Intern.
Addiction Counseling (Certificate)
Our Human Services Addiction Counseling certificate provides you with the knowledge and skills to pursue employment or career advancement as an addiction professional.
How to Apply
This program is open enrollment, meaning you do not have to fill out the selective admissions application.
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For students in this program who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.