45-unit (450-hour)
Addiction Studies Certificate
(ASC) Program
State of California-approved and self-paced, may be completed entirely by distance learning
45-unit ASC program is approved by California Association for Alcohol / Drug Educators (CAADE), and satisfies formal education requirement for the nationally-accredited Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor (CATC) Credential issued by CAADE
Satisfies State of California AOD/SUD formal education requirement to be certified as an addiction counselor


Time to complete course

    - Work at your own pace
- If you spend 10 hours per week on your course work, you should finish the course in about 11 months

Fees / Tuition

- There are 7 courses for the full Addiction Studies Certificate (ASC) program
- Pay for each course as you are ready to start each course

$75   Application fee
$1,755   Tuition (full program)
$165   Required study materials
$1,995   Total



Application for Admission

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    Financial Aid / Payments    
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