Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance Abuse

Offered By: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency, and Substance Abuse

Online, Evening-Campus Programs

for residents of AL, AK, AS, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, MP, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VI, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

Alabama

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) license/certificate from Alabama. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/12/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association requires 300 practicum/internship hours for this license in this location. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (http://www.aadaa.us).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association
P.O.Box 310
Eva, AL, 35621
256-796-4490
http://www.aadaa.us

Alaska

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Chemical Dependency Counselor I (CDCI) license/certificate from Alaska. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/04/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification requires 100 practicum/internship hours for this license in this location. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (http://www.akcertification.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification
P.O. Box 220109
Anchorage, AK, 99522-0109
907-332-4333
http://www.akcertification.org/

American Samoa

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a license/certificate from American Samoa. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Unable to Determine

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/03/2020, Grand Canyon University is unable to determine if completion of this program meets educational requirements for licensure in American Samoa. Applicants are advised to seek additional information from the relevant professional licensing agency in the location which they seek employment.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

American Samoa Department of Human and Social Services

Arizona

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Substance Abuse Technician (LSAT) license/certificate from Arizona. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Approved by the State

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/20/2020, this program meets the educational requirements for licensure in this state.


Agency Approval Granted

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse is approved by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as being consistent with the curriculum requirements for LSAT licensure.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
1740 West Adams St, #3600
Phoenix, AZ, 85007
602-251-8548
http://www.azbbhe.us/

Arkansas

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Associate Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (LAADAC) license/certificate from Arkansas. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/09/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Arkansas State Board of Examiners of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors requires 300 practicum/internship hours for licensure as an Associate Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Arkansas State Board of Examiners of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (http://www.sbeadac.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

State of Arkansas Board of Examiners of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
P. O. Box 873
Bryant, AR
501.295.1100
http://www.sbeadac.org/

California

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor III (CADCIII) license/certificate from California. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Approved by the State

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/16/2020, this program meets the educational requirements for licensure in this state.


Agency Approval Granted

Grand Canyon University has been approved as an Approved School/Program by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) for the following online programs: Master of Science in Addiction Counseling, Master of Science in Christian Counseling of Substance Use and Addictive Disorders and Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse. These programs are approved until September 30, 2020.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals
PO BOX 214127
Sacramento, CA, 95821
916-368-9412
https://www.ccapp.us/

Colorado

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Addictions Counselor I (CACI) license/certificate from Colorado. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/11/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Colorado Office of Behavioral Health
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO, 80202
303-894-7800
https://colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/behavioral-health

Connecticut

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) license/certificate from Connecticut. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/22/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Connecticut State Department of Public Health requires a Master's degree in order to qualify for the Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC). Since this program is at the undergraduate level, this program will not meet the state's requirements for licensure but can be taken for general interest.


Field Placement Requirements

The Connecticut Department of Health requires 300 practicum/internship hours for this license in this location. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Connecticut Department of Health (http://www.ct.gov/dph/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Connecticut Department of Health
410 Capitol Ave MS#12 APP
PO BOX 340308
Hartford, CT, 06134
860-509-7603
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3121&dphNav_GID=1821&q=389230

Delaware

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Delaware. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/01/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Delaware Certification Board
298 S. Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
(717) 540-4456
https://www.decertboard.org/

District of Columbia

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Addiction Counselor II (CACII) license/certificate from District of Columbia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/16/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

D.C. Department of Health - Board of Professional Counseling
899 North Capitol Street NE, Suite 200
Washington, DC, 20002
202-724-8872
https://dchealth.dc.gov/service/professional-counseling-licensing

Florida

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) license/certificate from Florida. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/07/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Florida Certification Board
1715 S. Gadsden St.
Tallahassee, FL, 32301
850-222-6314
http://www.flcertificationboard.org/

Georgia

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Addiction Counselor, Level II (CACII) license/certificate from Georgia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Approved by the State

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/22/2020, this program meets the educational requirements for licensure in this state.


Agency Approval Granted

Grand Canyon University has been approved as an Education Provider by the Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA) for the Master of Science in Addiction Counseling and Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse programs. These programs are approved until December 31, 2019.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Georgia Addiction Counselors Association
4015 South Cobb Drive, Suite 160
Smyrna, GA, 30080
770-434-1000
http://gaca.org/

Guam, US Territory

Effective: June 12, 2020

Unable to Determine

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/27/2020, Grand Canyon University is unable to determine if completion of this program meets educational requirements for licensure in Guam, US Territory. Applicants are advised to seek additional information from the relevant professional licensing agency in the location which they seek employment.

Hawaii

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) license/certificate from Hawaii. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/07/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Hawaii Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division requires 400 practicum/internship hours for certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Hawaii Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (http://health.hawaii.gov).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Hawaii Dept of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
601 Kamokila Blvd.,
Room 360
Kapolei, HI, 96707
808-692-7506
http://health.hawaii.gov/substance-abuse/counselor-certification/

Idaho

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Idaho. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/14/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Counselor Certification requires 200 hours of supervision with a Bachelor's degree in a related field for certification as an Alcohol/Drug Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Counselor Certification (http://ibadcc.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Counselor Certification, INC.
PO Box 1548
Meridian, ID, 83680
208-468-8802
http://www.ibadcc.org/index.shtml

Illinois

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Illinois. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/02/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association Inc. requires 15 hours on Addiction Treatment Services for Women and/or their Families AND 15 hours Addiction Treatment Services for Adolescents and/or their Families, in order to qualify for the Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) credential. Please note this content is not included in this program. In order to qualify for this credential, you will need to acquire this content.


Field Placement Requirements

The Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association requires 150 practicum hours for licensure as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (http://www.iaodapca.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association
401 E Sangamon Ave
Springfield, IL, 62702
(217) 698-8110
http://www.iaodapca.org

Indiana

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) license/certificate from Indiana. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/04/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board, Professional Licensing Agency requires 350 hours of practicum in order to qualify for licensure as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take additional practicum courses, above GCU’s program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board (http://www.in.gov/pla/social.htm).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board
402 W Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN, 46204-2296
317-234-2064
http://www.in.gov/pla/social.htm

Iowa

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a International Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IADC) license/certificate from Iowa. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/14/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Residency Requirements

Per the Iowa Board of Certification, applicants for International Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IADC) licensure may only utilize up to 50% of the required education hours from online/distance learning. Since this program is offered in the online format, this program does not meet this requirement and students cannot apply for licensure as an International Alcohol and Drug Counselor (IADC) after completing this program but can take the program for general interest.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Iowa Board of Certification
225 NW School St.
Ankeny, IA, 50023
515-965-5509
https://www.iowabc.org/

Kansas

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) license/certificate from Kansas. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/13/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board requires at least six semester credit hours of at least 400 clock hours of practicum in order to qualify for certification as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above GCU’s program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (http://ksbsrb.ks.gov/professions/addiction-counselors).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
700 SW Harrison St, Suite 420
Topeka, KS, 66603-3817
785-296-3240
http://ksbsrb.ks.gov/

Kentucky

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Kentucky. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/02/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Kentucky Board of Certification for Alcohol and Drug Counselors requires 300 hours of clinical supervision for this license in this location. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Kentucky Board of Certification for Alcohol and Drug Counselors (http://adc.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Kentucky Board of Certification for Alcohol and Drug Counselors
911 Leawood Drive
Frankfort, KY, 40601
502-564-3296, ext. 222
http://adc.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Louisiana

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) license/certificate from Louisiana. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/06/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority requires 300 practicum/internship hours for certification as a Certified Addiction Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority (http://www.la-adra.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority
628 N. 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA, 70802
225-342-8941
http://www.la-adra.org/

Maine

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC) license/certificate from Maine. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 03/24/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Maine Board of Alcohol & Drug Counselors
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME, 04333-0035
207-624-8689
http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/alcohol/index.html

Maryland

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Associate Counselor-Alcohol and Drug (CAC-AD) license/certificate from Maryland. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/29/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists requires individuals seeking to qualify for the Associate Counselor-Alcohol and Drug (CAC-AD) certification to complete three (3) semester hours of coursework in each of the following areas: Addictions treatment delivery, Individual Counseling, Abnormal Psychology, and Human Development. Please note this content is not included in this program. To qualify for the CAC-AD, students will need to acquire this content outside of this program. Individuals can take the program for general interest.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists
4201 Patterson Avenue, Suite 316
Baltimore, MD, 21215-2299
410-764-4732
https://health.maryland.gov/bopc/Pages/index.aspx

Massachusetts

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor II (LADCII) license/certificate from Massachusetts. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/08/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Massachusetts Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professionals
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA, 02118-6100
617-727-3074
http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/mh/

Michigan

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Michigan. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/06/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Additional Training Requirements

The Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP) requires six (6) face-to-face contact hours of MCBAP approved education in behavioral health professional practice ethics, or a MCBAP approved alternative in order to qualify for the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) credential. Please be aware that these hours are not included in this program. Students seeking certification should plan to acquire these hours outside of this degree program through an MCBAP approved provider. For more information, students should speak with a Field Experience Counselor and with the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (http://www.mcbap.com/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals
6639 Centurion Dr. #170
Lansing, MI, 48917
(517) 347-0891
http://www.mcbap.com/

Minnesota

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) license/certificate from Minnesota. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/15/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy requires 880 clock hours of supervised alcohol and drug counseling practicum from an accredited school or education program for licensure as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (https://mn.gov/boards/behavioral-health/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
2829 University Ave SE, Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN, 55414-3293
603-271-6762
http://www.bbht.state.mn.us/

Mississippi

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I (CADC I) license/certificate from Mississippi. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/03/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Additional Training Requirements

The Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP) requires six (6) hours in Ethics with topics specific to alcohol and drug counseling. The MACT Ethic class, "Ethical Issues for Addiction Professionals" is mandatory for those applying for this credential.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP)
4785 Old Canton Road
Jackson, MS, 39211
601-321-2085
http://msaap.net/#

Missouri

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Missouri. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/18/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Training Requirements

The Missouri Credentialing Board requires six hours of live ethics (not from online or home study). Please be aware that this program does not include a Live Ethics course. Please refer to the Missouri Credentialing Board website for additional information on Live Ethics courses offered (https://missouricb.com/).


Field Placement Requirements

The Missouri Credentialing Board requires 300 practicum/internship hours for licensure as a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Missouri Credentialing Board (https://missouricb.com/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Missouri Credentialing Board
428 East Capitol
2nd Floor
Jefferson City, MO
573.616.2300
https://missouricb.com/

Montana

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Addiction Counselor Candidate (LAC Candidate) license/certificate from Montana. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/02/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Montana Licensed Addiction Counselors Program
301 South Park, 4th floor
P. O. Box 200513
Helena, MT, 59620-0513
406-841-2203
http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/bbh#0

Nebraska

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Provisional Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (PLADC) license/certificate from Nebraska. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/11/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services requires a minimum of 30 clock hours in Human Growth and Development for this license in this location. Please be aware that this content is not included in this program. Students will not be eligible for licensure in Nebraska without taking additional content in this area. Students seeking licensure may take a Human Growth and Development course in addition to this program to acquire this content. For more information, students should speak with a Field Experience Counselor and with the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/default.aspx).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE, 68509-4986
402-471-2117
http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Nevada

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Nevada. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/05/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Nevada Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors
400 W. King St.
Suite 111
Carson City, NV, 89703
775-684-7080
http://alcohol.nv.gov/

New Hampshire

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) license/certificate from New Hampshire. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 03/31/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals requires 300 practicum/internship hours for licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals (https://www.oplc.nh.gov/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals
Philbrook Building
121 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH, 03301
(603) 271-6761
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas/licensing.htm

New Jersey

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from New Jersey. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/03/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Professional Counselor Examiners Committee requires 300 practicum hours for licensure as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee (https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/adc/Pages/default.aspx).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Professional Counselor Examiners Committee
PO Box 45007
Newark, NJ, 07101
973-504-6415
https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/pc

New Mexico

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) license/certificate from New Mexico. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/17/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New Mexico Counseling & Therapy Practice Board
2550 Cerrillos Rd
PO Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM, 87504-5101
505-476-4610
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Counseling_and_Therapy_Practice.aspx

New York

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee (CASAC-T) license/certificate from New York. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/08/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
1450 Western Avenue
Albany, NY, 12203
(800) 482-9564
http://www.oasas.ny.gov/

North Carolina

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor Intern (CSACI) license/certificate from North Carolina. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 03/30/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board requires 300 practicum hours for certification as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking certification should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (www.ncsappb.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
P.O. Box 10126
Raleigh, NC, 27605
919-832-0975
http://www.ncsappb.org/

North Dakota

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) license/certificate from North Dakota. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/19/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners
P. O. Box 975
Bismarck, ND, 58502-0975
701-255-1439
http://www.ndbace.org/

Northern Mariana Islands

Effective: June 12, 2020

Unable to Determine

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/26/2020, Grand Canyon University is unable to determine if completion of this program meets educational requirements for licensure in Northern Mariana Islands. Applicants are advised to seek additional information from the relevant professional licensing agency in the location which they seek employment.

Ohio

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III (LCDC III) license/certificate from Ohio. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/30/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board requires 220 practicum/internship hours for this license in this location. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board (http://ocdp.ohio.gov/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
77 S. High Street
16th Floor
Columbus, OH, 43215
614-387-1110
http://ocdp.ohio.gov/

Oklahoma

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Oklahoma. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Transcript Review Required

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/15/2020, an individual applicant’s transcripts are reviewed by the state to determine if the educational requirements for licensure have been met. In addition to educational attainment, the professional licensing agency may consider the applicant’s professional experience, level of educational attainment, background, criminal record, exam scores, etc., to determine if the individual applying for licensure meets the state requirements. Therefore, only the state can determine if the individual graduate meets the requirements for licensure. As a result, GCU cannot make that determination for the state. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs.


Field Placement Requirements

The Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors requires 300 practicum/internship hours for certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (http://www.okdrugcounselors.org/index.php).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Oklahoma Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors
101 NE 51st Street
P. O. Box 54388
Oklahoma City, OK, 73154-1388
(405) 521-0779
http://www.okdrugcounselors.org/index.php

Oregon

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor II (CADC II) license/certificate from Oregon. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/05/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Additional Training Requirements

In addition to the courses in this program, the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon requires that training take place in a face-to-face setting within the State of Oregon in 1) Group Counseling, and 2) Basic Counseling Skills. 3-day courses offered by Daystar Education, located in Portland, Oregon or at community colleges throughout Oregon will satisfy this requirement but are not covered by financial aid. For more information visit http://accbo.com/ and http://www.daystared.com/.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon
2054 N. Vancouver Avenue
Portland, OR, 97227
503-231-8164
https://www.mhacbo.org/en/certifications/

Pennsylvania

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Pennsylvania. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/06/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Pennsylvania Certification Board
298 S. Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
717.540.4455
http://www.pacertboard.org/contact

Puerto Rico

Effective: June 12, 2020

Unable to Determine

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/03/2020, Grand Canyon University is unable to determine if completion of this program meets educational requirements for licensure in Puerto Rico. Applicants are advised to seek additional information from the relevant professional licensing agency in the location which they seek employment.

Rhode Island

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) license/certificate from Rhode Island. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/03/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Rhode Island Certification Board requires 200 practicum/internship hours for licensure as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Rhode Island Certification Board (http://www.ricertboard.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Rhode Island Certification Board
298 S. Progress Ave
Harrisburg, RI, 17109
401-349-3822
http://www.ricertboard.org/

South Carolina

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ADC) license/certificate from South Carolina. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/20/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors requires 200 hours of clinical supervision for this license in this location. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (http://www.scaadac.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

South Carolina Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
1215 Anthony Avenue
Columbia, SC, 29201
803.254.7527
http://www.scaadac.org/

South Dakota

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) license/certificate from South Dakota. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/09/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

South Dakota Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals
3101 West 41st St
Suite 205
Sioux Falls, SD, 57105
605-332-2645
https://dss.sd.gov/licensingboards/bapp.aspx

Tennessee

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor II (LADAC II) license/certificate from Tennessee. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 03/31/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Residency Requirements

There are no residency requirements for this license in this location.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

TN Board of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Nashville, TN, 37243
615-532-3202
https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/ad-board.html

Texas

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern (LCDCI) license/certificate from Texas. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/07/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Texas Department of State Health Services
Mail Code 1982
P. O. Box 149347
Austin, TX, 78714-9347
512.834.6677
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/lcdc/default.shtm

Utah

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Substance Use Disorder Counselor Intern (SUDCI) license/certificate from Utah. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/12/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing requires a Human Development Across the Lifespan course and a General Psychology course as prerequisite courses for this license in this location. Please note, this degree program does not contain either of these courses. Students completing this program may be required to take additional coursework to meet Utah's educational requirements for this license in this location. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor. Students are advised to contact the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (https://dopl.utah.gov/sudc/index.html) to ensure that the student can meet the state's educational requirements for licensure.


Additional Training Requirements

The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing requires a minimum of two clock hours of training in suicide prevention via a course that the Division designates as approved for this license in this location.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 8411
801-530-6628
https://dopl.utah.gov/cmhc/

Vermont

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) license/certificate from Vermont. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/13/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Vermont Secretary of State Office of Professional Regulation
89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT, 05620
(802) 828-2390
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions.aspx

Virgin Islands

Effective: June 12, 2020

Unable to Determine

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/22/2020, Grand Canyon University is unable to determine if completion of this program meets educational requirements for licensure in Virgin Islands. Applicants are advised to seek additional information from the relevant professional licensing agency in the location which they seek employment.

Virginia

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) license/certificate from Virginia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/07/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Virginia Board of Counseling; Dept of Health Professions
9960 Mayland Dr Ste 300
Henrico, VA, 23233-1485
804-367-4610
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling/

Washington

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) license/certificate from Washington. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/21/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Washington State Department of Health (Counseling) requires course content in Developmental Psychology in order to qualify for this license in this location. Please be aware that these hours are not included in this program. Students seeking certification should plan to acquire these hours outside of this degree program. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the Washington State Department of Health (Counseling) (http://www.doh.wa.gov/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Washington State Department of Health (Counseling)
P.O. Box 47890
Olympia, WA, 98504-7890
360-236-4030
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/MarriageandFamilyTh

West Virginia

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) license/certificate from West Virginia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/10/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction & Prevention Professionals requires 200 practicum/internship hours for licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Please be aware that these hours exceed the number currently required to successfully complete this degree program. Students seeking licensure should plan to acquire these extra hours. Students can complete the additional hours during existing practicum courses or take an additional practicum course, above the program requirements. For more information, students should speak with a Student Service Counselor and with the West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction & Prevention Professionals (https://www.wvcbapp.org/).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction & Prevention Professionals
436 12th Street, Suite C
Dunbar, WV, 25064
304-768-2942
https://www.wvcbapp.org/

Wisconsin

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC) license/certificate from Wisconsin. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Approved by the State

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/01/2020, this program meets the educational requirements for licensure in this state.


Agency Approval Granted

Grand Canyon University has been approved as a pre−certification education program for substance abuse counselors by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services for the following online programs: Master of Science in Addiction Counseling, Master of Science in Christian Counseling of Substance Use and Addictive Disorders and Bachelor of Science in Counseling with an Emphasis in Addiction, Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse. These programs are approved through August 2021.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
1400 East Washington Avenue, Room 112
Madison, WI, 53703
(608) 617-1565
https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/RulesStatutes/SubstanceAbuseProfessionals.aspx

Wyoming

Effective: June 12, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certified Addictions Practitioner (CAP) license/certificate from Wyoming. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/21/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board
1800 Carey Avenue
Fourth Floor
Cheyenne, WY, 82002
(307) 777-7788
https://mentalhealth.wyo.gov/

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