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Career Area: Human Services
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-550-1
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
students observing a simulated counseling session

Substance Use Disorder Counseling Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

AODA Counselor
Substance Abuse Counselor
Residential AODA Counselor
Treatment Counselor
Resident Manager

Average Median Wage


Substance Use Disorder Counseling Programs

The Substance Use Disorder Counseling degree program offers two separate tracks: Counseling and Prevention. The substance abuse counseling track is designed to prepare persons for entry-level positions to work in treatment facilities providing services for individuals with drug or alcohol problems.