2019-2020 Program Requirements for CPAS

Addiction Studies (CPAS)

Post-Associate Certificate

Program is also available online.


This program is designed for professionals interested in pursuing Certified Alcohol and Drug Counseling (CADC) certification through the State of Michigan. Courses focus on knowledge and skills necessary for working with clients with substance abuse disorders. This program will fulfill the educational requirements needed for CADC. Additional requirements for work experience and supervision must be met outside of this program.

Contact Information

Humanities, Social & Behav Sci
Behavioral Sciences Department
Kristy Norris
Will Teague


(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)

Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
HSW 296   Neuropsychology of Addiction 3
HSW 297   Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders 3
HSW 298   Treatment of Addiction * 3
PSY 240   Drugs, Society and Human Behavior 3
Total 12
Total Credits Required


*Must be the last course taken in the sequence of courses.