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.