500X330 – Drug&Alcohol.jpg There is a tremendous need for drug and alcohol counselors in Texas and nationwide.  The Associate of Applied Science in Drug and Alcohol Counseling program at the University of St. Thomas prepares graduates to serve the community as Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Interns (LCDC-Interns).  These professionals will help to meet the needs of individuals, families, and communities struggling with addiction and addiction-related mental health issues.

The DAAC program is a two-year, fully online program, which prepares students to provide drug and alcohol counseling to individuals, families, and communities. The program provides content knowledge and hands on experience with our partnership sites in an addiction setting.

This is a 60-hour program, with each course representing 3 credit hours. Dual credit opportunities are available for Cybersecurity, Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Electronic Technology, General Business and Networking Technology.

Prepare For Your Career In Counseling

500X330 – Counseling.jpgUST’s Associate of Applied Science in Drug and Alcohol Counseling degree is ideal for students interested in working with those struggling with addiction in mental health and related settings, and also welcomes professionals interested in obtaining their LCDC-Intern license. Classes are geared toward practical application of addiction counseling and treatment, with a faculty of high-level scholars and practitioners, passionate about the development of drug and alcohol counselors nationwide.

Graduates will meet the educational and practical requirements of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Regulatory Services Division for eligibility for LCDC-Intern licensure.

Is Free College In Your Future Plans?

500X330 – AAS 500x330 Sign up for the fall 2022 semester to earn an associate degree from University of St. Thomas-Houston, and students can receive their second semester free of charge, books excluded. Students are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first semester, and then their spring 2023 semester will be free! 

Also, Texans who complete a FAFSA (Federal Application for Federal Student Aid) application and are Pell grant eligible won’t pay tuition in the fall semester because financial aid covers their education. 

Requirements Disclaimer:
This is an online program and international students cannot maintain or obtain F-1 student visa or status or I-20 form through this program.