Help reclaim lives and make a difference for those suffering from addiction

Anyone familiar with drug or alcohol addiction knows how powerful and crippling this disease can be.  Start a rewarding career in addictions counseling at North Shore Community College and help make a difference for those still suffering.  NSCC's Substance Addiction Counseling Certificate program will provide human service professionals and others the education necessary to enter into careers related to substance use disorders.  Help reclaim lives today!

Human Services Pathway

For students interested in continuing their education, courses in this program count towards NSCC’s Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Associate in Science degree.


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Next Steps

Achievement and Outcomes

Learner Outcomes

Guided Pathway Sheet

Get in touch

If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact addictioncounseling­­ or call 781-477-2215.

Program Requirements

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

NSCC’s Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program is accredited by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services.

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