Addiction Studies

  • Overview

Provides training for entry-level employment in addictions treatment, and provides educational and practicum requirements to be eligible to sit for the licensing exam for LADC II (Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor II) in Massachusetts.

  • Curriculum documents

    To plan certificate completion, see the course descriptions in the academic catalog which specify the planned semester(s) in which required classes are to be scheduled.

  • This is just one way you might complete the Addiction Studies Certificate Program in 2 semesters over 1 year of full-time study, or 4 semesters over 2 years of part-time study. (Sample course sequences assume that all pre-requisites have been satisfied and the student is prepared for college-level work.) For a detailed list of required courses, optional electives and program information download the Addiction Studies program description from our official academic catalog.

    Course descriptions are also available in the catalog. Find courses

    Sample 1 Year Sequence of Courses
    FallSpring

    HSV 107
    HSV 115
    HSV 168
    HSV 172
    PSY 101

    HSV 241
    HSV 215
    HSV 272
    SOC 210

    Sample 2 Year Sequence of Courses
    Fall 1Spring 1Fall 2Spring 2

    HSV 107
    PSY 101

    HSV 241
    SOC 210

    HSV 115
    HSV 168
    HSV 172

    HSV 215
    HSV 272

What’s next

Work in the addictions field or transfer to the Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts/Human Services Option or Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts degree to prepare to transfer to a Baccalaureate program.