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Mental Health Substance Abuse Counseling, AAS

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Associate of Applied Science

Offered at Northeast Campus

Health Science Pathway
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Program Requirements

Total Degree Hours: 60

*  This course must be taken prior to enrollment in the Practicum which requires departmental approval.

** Must be taken concurrently with the Practicum.

*** Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy, and Culture must be chosen from the corresponding section of the Core Curriculum .

Individuals seeking a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor license from the State of Texas must meet all requirements set forth by legislation: 1) minimum of an associate degree, 2) 300 clock hours of practicum, 3) 4,000 clock hours of work experience in a Clinical Training Institute agency approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services, and 4) undergo a criminal background history check.

This degree meets all educational requirements for preparation for the state license examination for the LCDC.

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