A.A.S. in Health and Human Services (60 Credits)

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
(Program Length: 60 Weeks/Total Clock Hours: 1125 hours)

Addiction Counselor Training Certification

Employment of social and human service assistants is projected to increase by over 22 percent by 2022. This includes the hiring of counselors and rehabilitation specialists, trained and educated by schools like Mandl. Becoming a medical professional is a great choice in today’s job market, and Mandl’s Addiction Counselor Training Certification program is the most comprehensive available.

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Health and Human Services that our students earn has a very special emphasis in Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling. 60 weeks of schooling yields 60 credits of specialized and general education toward a degree and an Addiction Counselor Training Certification. A strong basis in psychology and human development helps students to understand the core reasons that lead a person to become addicted.

After earning their certification as a counselor, our students are fully prepared to work in a contemporary multicultural society. On a daily basis they will have the chance to positively impact the lives of their patients. The skills they learn in our program will be instrumental in helping addicted people return to their community and become productive members of society.

The overwhelming satisfaction felt from working as a human service assistant is only one of the many reasons that our Addiction Counselor Training Certification is a great career decision. Being part of an interdisciplinary medical team, graduates practice leadership responsibility and accountability. The credit earned in our program also makes it easier for our graduates to continue their education, and earn a bachelor’s or higher degree in applied science.

With an average salary of $40,000 and the prestige that comes with working in the healthcare industry, earning an Addiction Counselor Training Certification at Mandl will maximize the potential of anyone considering a career in a medical field.

Click here for more information on obtaining your addiction counselor training certification with an A.A.S in health and Human Services.

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