About The Program

This program prepares students for employment as substance abuse rehabilitation counselors. The curriculum fulfills the educational requirements for Virginia state certification, including didactic and experiential learning with a supervised internship.

Individuals seeking skills and knowledge in this career field but not seeking state certification may also enroll.

Cooperative Education: Students in this curriculum will participate in at least 3 semester hours of Cooperative Education unless they already have equivalent experience.

Program Degrees and Certificates

Career Coach


Alexandria Campus
Dr. Steve Ward

Annandale Campus
Ben Wang

Loudoun Campus
Mitra Jahangeri

Manassas Campus
Cathleen Cogdill

Woodbridge Campus
Edward Zuniga