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Education Details

Substance Use Disorder Professional
Award type: Certificate
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Substance Use Disorder Professional
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Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
Program description
This program prepares students to counsel individuals and families with substance use disorders as a substance use disorder professional (formerly chemical dependency professional) in Washington. Courses are designed to meet the topics specific to alcohol and drug addicted individuals required by the Washington Administrative Code (246-811-030). This certificate is for students with a prior degree (associate, bachelor, master).
Financial Information
Average $1,650/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
$116.26 (1-10 credits) $54.58 (11-18 credits) $98.93 (19+ credits) (WA resident)
Total program tuition
$8,250 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
$25 program application fee
Books and materials
Average 170/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
Average $50/qtr (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
15 Months
Award type
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority

some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlinesome courses online
Entrance requirements
Evidence of earned associate, bachelor or master degree from college or university accredited by a national or regional accrediting body
Certification/license required to work in this field
Substance Use Disorder Professional
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided