No, this is not a separate degree program. Students must
already be admitted in the 32 hour program in order to be eligible to apply for
the concentration. Current students who
are interested in sitting for the LPC (License Professional Counselor) exam can
apply for the Addictions Counseling Concentration once they have completed the
required courses in the 32 hour program. The application is a departmental
application so there are no additional fees required.
The concentration is an additional 29 credit hours added to
the currently required 32 hour program so that you will complete a total of 60
credit hours and be able to sit not only for the CADC exam, but also the LPC
exam. To learn more about the MHS Counseling Concentration click here.
cannot graduate from the 32 hour program and return to complete the Addictions
Counseling Concentration courses. Because this is not a different degree, all
requirements must be completed while a student in the program.