Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 15

Program Code: G034

The embedded certificate in Drug & Alcohol Counseling requires 15 hours which are specific to drug and alcohol counseling that meet or exceed all requirements for licensure in the state of Oklahoma. This is not a standalone certificate- it provides a transcripted credential for students who wish to pursue licensure as drug and alcohol counselors in the state of Oklahoma. 

Certificate Requirements

EDPC 5513Introduction to Abuse and Addictions Theory and Treatment3
EDPC 5523Addictions and Family Theory3
EDPC 5533Psychopharmacology/Neurobiology of Addiction3
EDPC 5543Addictions Counseling: Theoretical Approaches and Co-Occurring Disorders3
EDPC 5553Addictions in Family Counseling3
Total Credit Hours15

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.