Printed on 10/21/2021
Substance Abuse Counselor in Training
Not Financial Aid Eligible
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
If you already have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a human services field and want to meet the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services educational requirement for the SAC-IT credential, this program will help. You’ll learn basic information about substance abuse counseling, including clients’ rights and clinical ethics. You’ll also gain an understanding of addiction and explore best practices for counseling clients.
Credit Transfer Options
They're your credits. Take them with you!
Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
As part of the application process for the Substance Abuse Counselor in Training certificate, interested students are required to have an advising meeting prior to applying.
This certificate is open to prospective students who have a bachelor’s degree or higher in a human service discipline (psychology, social work, human services, counseling, etc.).
Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.