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Help others break the cycle

Chemical dependency counselors help people who suffer from drug dependency break the cycle of substance use disorder. They have the critical job of guiding people toward a path of recovery. You’ll receive support, guidance, and training from our experienced instructors on how to help people through challenging times. You will learn from Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC), studying…

  • Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
  • Psychology of Personal Adjustment
  • Pharmacology of Addiction
  • Group Counseling
  • Criminology

Because this program may prepare you for an occupational license, click here to read additional information about HB1508 Occupational License Eligibility.

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Degree Plans

Students are required to enroll in a First-Year Seminar course, TSTC 1101 or 1102 in their first semester attending TSTC unless they have completed more than 24 credit hours. Please see detailed information regarding the course and exemptions in the Advising section under First-Year Seminar Courses.

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Chemical Dependency Counseling
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$13,920
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