Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate

Program Number: 97-550-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Certificate
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Take your career to the next level and help more people improve their lives by adding a Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate to your bachelor’s degree.

About the Program

The Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate is designed for professionals with a bachelor’s degree in human services who wish to pursue Substance Abuse Counselor certification. Graduates gain an additional specialty in the growing field of  Substance Abuse counseling.

What You'll Learn

Students in the Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate prepare to counsel clients and their families with substance use disorders. An emphasis is placed on facilitation, crisis management and family systems.

Opportunities for Advancement

Courses from this Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate transfer directly into the Substance Use Disorders Counseling associate degree. Graduates go on to find employment as Substance Abuse counselors – in Training (SAC), intake workers, house managers in CBRFs, counselor aides, crisis workers and relief workers.

The Substance Use Disorders Counseling program is approved by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Approximate Costs
Program Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Opportunities

Graduates of the Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate are encouraged to continue their formal training; Moraine Park offers a 65-credit associate of applied science degree program in Substance Use Disorders Counseling. Graduates of this program find employment as intake workers, house managers in CBRFs, counselor aides, crisis workers and relief workers. The Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate course credits are transferable to the Substance Use Disorders Counseling associate of applied science degree.

The Substance Use Disorders Counseling program is approved by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
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    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    550-106Physiological Complications and Psychopharmacology3
    550-112Client Rights, Confidentiality and Ethics3
    550-121Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment4
    550-125Counseling Skills and Practice3
    550-131Crisis Management2
    550-135Diversity in Counseling3
    550-140Counseling Theory and Practice3
    550-141Group Facilitation3
    550-142Introduction to Community Mental Health3
    550-150Family Systems3
    Total 30
     
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