Substance Abuse and Addiction Studies (SAAS)

Degree Awarded

Certificate

Offering Campus

UH West Oʻahu

Delivery Method

Online

Description

Students will receive a strong theoretical foundation in substance use disorders and exposure to the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as the basis for effective treatment of substance-related problems. Completion of the Certificate satisfies current state education requirements for substance abuse counselors (note: the state education requirements may also be satisfied with other social science course work). State certification further requires fieldwork hours and a written and oral examination.

Program URL

Admissions

Fall, Spring

Available

Statewide, Continental U.S., District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Total # of Credit Hours

18

Course Format

15-weeks

Schedule

Attendance Information

Campus visits not required

Degree Awarded

Certificate

Contact

Kanoa Meriwether
Email: kanoa@hawaii.edu