Postgraduate Certificate Online

Alcohol and Drug Counseling

15 months
570 USD/credit 8208 USD/year
570 USD/credit 8208 USD/year
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Further extend your reach and move ahead in your career with a Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling from Post University.


Our online graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling program allows you to advance your professional development and sharpen your clinical skills without having to put your important work on hold. You may also be able to apply these credits toward earning a Master of Science in Counseling and Human Services degree. 


  • Through your Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling at Post University, you will gain a clearer understanding of the complex issues regarding alcohol and drug addiction in society. 
  • You will learn the effects of the short- and long-term use of substance abuse on the individual, family, and community and how to assess, diagnose, and treat those addictions using the latest and best practices.  

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biology of Addiction
  • Theories of Alcohol & Drug Counseling
  • Psychopathology of Addiction
  • Group and Family Treatment in Addictions
  • Field Practicum

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate application.
  • An official transcript with a conferred bachelor’s degree in a related field. (See Chart Below for Details)
  • An official graduate degree transcript will be permitted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree transcript.
  • In addition to the above requirements, applicants with an undergraduate CGPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • One letter of recommendation required, 2 suggested.
  • A personal statement.
  • Permission from the Dean.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 15 months.
  • National

    8208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 15 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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