Substance Abuse Certificate Frequently Asked Questions
The certificate is appropriate for students who already have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a human services field.
With a bachelor’s degree in a human services field and the substance abuse certificate, you can work in case management-level positions in various substance abuse settings. With a master’s degree and the certificate, you can work in counselor-level positions.
PELL grant funds may not be used for the Substance Abuse Certificate program.
To apply, click on the Financial Aid link when you submit your electronic application for admission. For questions, call 919-866-5410.
General education classes required for the programs (English, psychology, sociology, etc.) are offered on other Wake Tech campuses.
Will earning the certificate qualify me as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or a License
For more information, download our Substance Abuse Certificate brochure or contact the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (www.ncsappb.org).