Professional Certificate Addiction Studies-Spring Semester Cohort

The Addictions Studies certificate program is designed for students who desire a career within the addictions profession and health care industry. Addiction students who receive their certificate can either be self-employed or work with mental health organizations or practices throughout the state. Student who receive this certificate will have completed the educational requirements and learning objectives that are needed for becoming a Certified Addiction Counselor Level Two (CAC II) as outlined by the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) and the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH). Students who complete the educational requirements and learning objectives of this certification program are eligible to take the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) National Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC I) or (NCAC II) exam and apply to Department of Regulatory Agency (DORA) for CAC II certification as required in Colorado.

All CMU certificate graduates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking, communication fluency, quantitative fluency, and specialized knowledge/applied learning. In addition to these campus‐wide student learning outcomes, graduates of this major will be able to:

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$12,562 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 Year


Jan 2025

Start Month

Dec 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • January 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time