With a certificate in Addiction Studies, students gain skills, knowledge, and competencies required to pursue a career as a addiction counselor. The program allows students to:
For substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors as predicted by BLS between 2020-30.
Enroll full-time and earn a certificate in just one year!
The Addiction Studies certificate program guides students in demonstrating skills to help people live a better life.
This program allows students to obtain exposure to various topics related to addiction, psychopharmacology, advocacy, crisis intervention, and components of addiction counseling.
Throughout this program, students learn various core concepts such as introduction to psychology, introduction to social work and human services, crisis intervention, introduction to addiction, and more. Our program equips students to:
Here is what the learners have to share about their experiences after completing Blue Ridge CTC’s Addiction Studies certificate program.
Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.
Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.
Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.