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Earn the UW Flexible Option Substance Use Disorders Counselor CertificateFLEX_portrait_stacked

Have you been wanting to expand the scope of your practice to aid those suffering from substance abuse, but haven’t been able to find a certification program that fits your schedule?

The online UW Flexible Option Substance Use Disorders Counselor Certificate is Wisconsin state-approved to satisfy the pre-certification education requirement for substance abuse counselors (SACs) and/or clinical substance abuse counselors (CSACs). Designed to fit the schedule of busy adult learners, this non-credit program features an industry-informed curriculum developed by UW-Madison faculty, and it provides you with the education required by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS).

In the UW Flexible Option program, you take control:

  • Finish the program in 6 months or less
  • Learn at your own pace, choosing when and where you want to study, all 100% online
  • Leverage existing knowledge to pass assessments more efficiently
  • Start at the beginning of any month

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Visit our website to learn more about the program and its curriculum, structure, and tuition. Then, speak with one of our program advisers to find out if this program is the right fit for you.

Call: 608-262-2011