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What is it?
Why earn it?
How do you achieve it?
If you would like to get a head start on Maryland State certification for addictions counselors, you may complete the following undergraduate emphasis as a degree-seeking or non degree-seeking student:
Required Courses (Total 16 hours)
Students must take each of the following courses (13 hours):
Students choose ONE of the following courses (3 hours):
General Psych / Honors General Psych
Drugs & Human Behavior
Addictions Treatment Delivery
Treatment Issues & Theory in Addictions
Ethics for the Addiction Counselor (1 cr)
Introduction to Counseling
Foundations for Generalist Practice
Note: You still must complete a bachelor's degree in one of the human services fields noted above as well as complete additional course work in order to sit for the state exam for Maryland state certification. Click here for more information on the full Addictions Counselor Preparation program.
For more information on this emphasis program, please contact Dr. Lisa L. Morshead.