The required curriculum for the certificate in alcohol and drug counseling comprises a 26 semester credit sequence of courses. A Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) license requires completion of the 18 credits required for the certificate in addiction studies, the 880 hour practicum sequence, a bachelor’s degree, and a passing score on the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT) exam. Students with bachelor’s degrees have the option of taking the practicum for graduate credit.

HUSE 435EFamilies in Cross-Cultural Perspective3
HUSE 445Counseling Microskills3
HUSE 450Introduction to Addictions Counseling3
HUSE 455Pharmacology of Addictions3
HUSE 460Assessment and Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders3
HUSE 481Internship in Addictions Counseling I4
HUSE 485HProfessional Practice Issues and Ethics3
HUSE 491Internship in Addictions Counseling II4
Total Credits26