Alcohol and Drug Counseling Minor
Study Alcohol and Drug Counseling at Azusa Pacific University
We'll help you graduate ready to join an ever-expanding field with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a certified alcohol drug counselor (CADC). We’ll also prepare you to successfully achieve California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) certification after graduation. You’ll grow in competence supported by rigorous coursework and practicums.
Program at a Glance
The School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences equips students for compassionate leadership in fields like physical therapy, social work, and psychology, guided by experienced faculty and hands-on learning.
Gain Hands-on Experience
- Develop the skills to counsel individuals with alcohol and drug addictions.
- Integrate faith and compassion within a counseling vocation.
- Establish the knowledge to gain CCAPP certification after graduation.
By the Numbers
Eimee Ponciano: Trusting God in the Uncertainty
Eimee Ponciano ’24 is learning how to treat others with grace and respect as she dives deep into her psychology major at APU.
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To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic
- WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
- The Department of Psychology is an approved California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) education provider for Drug and Alcohol Counseling.