Substance Abuse Prevention, Certificate | Part time online | University of Cincinnati | United States
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Substance Abuse Prevention

12 months
575 USD/credit 10350 USD/year
298 USD/credit 5364 USD/year
274 USD/credit 4932 USD/year
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Substance abuse prevention is a young but growing career field. The Substance Abuse Prevention certificate at the University of Cincinnati was developed as a new certificate for students who wish to become state and nationally certified substance abuse prevention specialists. 


Key facts:

  • Aligned with certification requirements in the State of Ohio and with the national certification board, the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC & RC), this certificate prepares educators, clinical practitioners, criminal justice majors and other service professionals to provide community-based interventions designed to reduce substance abuse and related problematic behaviors.
  • Courses at the University of Cincinnati are taught online by faculty in the School of Human Services and select adjuncts working in the field of Substance Abuse Prevention. Several credits can also apply toward a master's degree in public health.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Drugs and Behavior (C- min)
  • Evidence-Based Practices in Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Personal Health
  • Health Education Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


18 SCH



Academic requirements

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English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and the desire to succeed in college.
  • Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study. Current University of Cincinnati students should maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA with UC before applying and continuing in the program. Simply apply for the certificate and register for the appropriate classes.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 575 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    5364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 298 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 274 USD per credit during 12 months.


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