Addiction Studies Certificate
what will you learn?
The Addiction Studies Certificate has been developed in alignment with the Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselors Certification (MBSACC) requirements for the educational portion of the Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) certificate. Courses reflect the educational portion of the state certification requirements solely; additional requirements, including documented supervised hours of practice, may be needed in order to complete the CAC certification process. For specific information, please contact the MBSACC.
what will you do?
Continue your education or enter the workforce! Career options include:
- Substance Abuse Counseling
- Case Management
- Outpatient Management
- Program Development and Evaluation
24 total credits
21 credits program requirements + 3 credits electives
Depending on course selection, approximately 80% of this program can be completed online.
CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and SORI (Sexual Offender Registry Information) background checks may be required prior to field work and will be conducted by specific agencies in accordance with state regulations. CORI and SORI results are confidential.