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Addiction Studies

Graduate Certificate (Certificate)

College: College of Nursing and Health Professions

Department: Social Work


This program is centered on rural social work practice centers in Northeast Arkansas. The curriculum is designed to equip social work practitioners in the application of evidence based practice and the 12-step planned change process of Alcoholics Anonymous. The curriculum is designed to teach graduates how to assess and treat addictions. Therefore, field placements must be in a substance abuse treatment setting or in an agency whose primary clients are in substance abuse recovery.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School. To apply, obtain an application form from the Graduate School. Send completed application form, required application fee, and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work to the Graduate School.


Curriculum and certificate requirements can be found in the most current Graduate Bulletin.

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