Catalog 2021-22 
    Jun 28, 2022  
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Addiction Studies Certificate

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One-Year Certificate of Completion

The Addiction Studies Certificate curriculum was designed to meet the educational requirements for the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (ACCBO) for students seeking certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor I (CADC I). After students complete the 1,000 hours of supervised training required for the certification, they are eligible to take the certification examination.

All coursework completed within this certificate transfers to KCC’s Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science degree. Articulation agreements with Southern Oregon University (Criminal Justice) and Oregon Institute of Technology (Applied Psychology) accept these courses as approved electives.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will be able to:

Summarize the test standards and information in order to pass the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Level I examination.

Program Requirements

Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 49

Required Courses

Student Success


Health and Wellness

Student must select one course in this requirement.


Students must select one course in this general education requirement. 

Social Sciences

A minimum of three Social Sciences credits are required from these options.

Science / Math / Computer Science

A minimum of 4 credits must be completed by selecting one course (including lab, if applicable) for this general education requirement.

Science / Math / Computer Science Additional Course Options

Social Sciences course options

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