Post University Online

Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling


800 Country Club Road

P.O. Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling

Format: Online

Program Description:

Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling

You want to help people when they need it the most, and to advocate for those suffering through addiction. With our Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling, you’ll gain the training to provide guidance and support to people in recovery. Coursework in the program covers how to understand addiction, and the latest and best practices in helping individuals involved with substance abuse as well as their families.  

When you earn your graduate certificate, you’ll be prepared to engage in the important work of Alcohol and Drug Counseling, and advance your professional development while you pursue your counseling licensure. 

In our Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling program, you’ll:

  • Expand your background in the effects of short- and long-term use of substances
  • Understand the complex issues surrounding alcohol and drug addiction
  • Understand the most current assessment, diagnoses and treatment in the field of addiction 

There is no prerequisite for the Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling program.

Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body. Post University’s Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling is not a licensure program.



Post University is licensed by the State of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education. Post University is accredited through the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The following degree programs are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): Associate of Science - Accounting, Marketing, Management; Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sport Management; Master of Science – Accounting; Master – Business Administration.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: Financial Aid assistance is available to those who qualify. FAFSA Code: 001401

Size & Settings: 0-999

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