Help reclaim lives and communities impacted by addiction disease

NSCC’s Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Associate Degree program provides comprehensive, experiential education in the field of addiction and human services. Take advantage of specific coursework leading to employment in comprehensive addiction treatment settings, mental health programs, hospitals, prevention programs, health care, and other social service facilities. Graduates are equipped with the knowledge of processes leading to substance use disorders, the associated costs to society, and how to view addiction through a bio-psychosocial lens. Most importantly, study emphasizes reflection, the therapeutic relationship, evidence-based practice, the role of community-based organizations, and how best to obtain employment in the field of counseling at large.

4

Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes

$32,200

2016 Boston-area Median Wage

2018

NSCC voted Military Friendly for eighth consecutive designation as a Military Friendly School

 

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Achievement and Outcomes

Learner Outcomes

Guided Pathway Sheet

Get in touch

For more information, please contact the Pathway Advisor for this program.

addictioncounseling­­@northshore.edu

Phone: 781-477-2215

Program Requirements

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited nonprofit institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

NSCC’s Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Associate Degree program is a Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services Approved Education Provider.

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