Substance Use Disorder CounselingAssociates in Applied Sciences

Program Description

This Program is designed for students seeking employment immediately upon graduation rather than providing credits to transfer to a four-year degree. Emphasis is placed on courses which enable the student to gain theoretical knowledge important for working in the field and to apply concepts to meet their occupational objectives. Upon completion of all requirements the student will be awarded an AAS (Associates in Applied Sciences) Degree. This program provides the necessary knowledge, skill and attitude development needed to be effective in the treatment of alcohol and other drug dependency and abuse. The program is designed to provide students that do not have prior experience in the field of Alcohol and Drug Counseling with a competency based educational program that meets certification standards and provides the foundation for continuing education in counseling.

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InterCoast Colleges, a private institution, was granted institutional approval to operate by the BPPE, Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education pursuant to California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8.. The Bureau’s approval means that the institution and its operation comply with the minimum standards established under the law for occupational instruction by private Postsecondary educational institutions and does not imply endorsement or recommendation.

The central mission of InterCoast Colleges is to provide associates degrees and certificate programs for careers in allied health, business, and skilled trade industries and prepare students to meet employer expectations for entry level employment. InterCoast strives to support a culturally diverse learning environment for its students.


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