Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Counselor

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HELP PEOPLE OVERCOME ADDICTION THROUGH NOVA’S CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Help those who are struggling with addiction to overcome their challenges and achieve their goals by earning the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Counselor Certificate at NOVA.

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS

Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Counselor Certificate

Fulfill the Virginia educational requirements for substance abuse counselor certification, including didactic and experiential learning, in this NOVA certificate program. Your studies include completing a supervised internship. If you’re not interested in state certification but want to grow your knowledge and skills in this field, you’re welcome to enroll in NOVA’s substance abuse rehabilitation counselor program.

Length
One Year
Credits
37
Locations
Alexandria
Curriculum Details

WHY STUDY SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING AT NOVA?

Supportive Substance Abuse Counseling Faculty

You’ll learn from NOVA faculty with knowledge and skills in best practices in substance abuse treatment. They’re also passionate teachers who create a supportive learning environment.

Essential Substance Abuse Counseling Courses

You’ll take engaging and relevant classes that will cover the topics that are essential for you to learn to be effective as a substance abuse rehabilitation counselor.

Affordable Substance Abuse Counseling Education

You’ll receive an affordable education in substance abuse rehabilitation counseling. You may be eligible for NOVA scholarships, which can offset your tuition and program-related expenses.

Accreditations

Northern Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the substance abuse rehabilitation counselor certificate.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE REHABILITATION CAREER OUTCOMES

With the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Counselor Certificate from NOVA, you’ll fulfill the Virginia educational requirements for the certification of substance abuse counselors.

Credits and
Transfer Info

Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for prior learning (CPL) generally refers to the process of granting college credit for learning gained in nontraditional ways, including but not limited to: certifications, AP or IB exams, military training, or life experience.

Transferring

Learn more about possible transfer opportunities associated with this program of study. Students interested in transferring should contact an advisor or counselor to further discuss their plans.

Your Next Steps to NOVA