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If you share the motivations of the working professionals who study at Worcester State University—to perform well at work, to maintain a high-quality personal life, and to boost your career trajectory with additional education—you face a daily balancing act. We get it. We know that an advanced certificate must provide maximum value for your investment, and we understand the challenges of fulfilling these multiple objectives. That’s why we offer convenient, affordable, and well-respected certificate and licensure programs designed with all your needs in mind.
Worcester State now offers a one-year Addictions Counseling Certificate which you can complete while working full-time. The program allows you to earn a formal credential in a growing field with strong employment potential, together with 24 transferable credits towards an undergraduate degree.
This certificate focuses on the basic competencies associated with helping people in recovery from substance abuse disorders, and is available for matriculated and non-matriculated students alike. The program will provide students with content knowledge in addictions counseling that map to core competencies outlines by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS). Worcester State University has been recognized by the BSAS as an approved Addictions Education Provider.
Non-matriculated students should contact Elena Arranz at email@example.com for more information about the Addictions Counseling Certificate.