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Addiction Studies, AAS

Location(s): Salem Campus

Estimated costs for students who complete the courses listed below are Tuition $99 per credit; books, $3,510; class fees, $21 per practicum course; differential fee, $10 per credit; universal fee, $37 per credit; CADC candidate registry, 75; and equipment and supplies, $325; measles vaccine: cost varies per provider. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 503.399.5018 to find out if you qualify for help with these costs.

The Addiction Studies degree prepares students to work in public and private agencies treating chemically dependent people and their families. Training sites include both residential and outpatient programs.

Most courses may be used for continuing education requirements for many certified and licensed professionals. The curriculum includes courses in alcohol and drug information, family dynamics, case management, and individual and group counseling

An associate of applied science degree is awarded upon successful completion of the required 100 credit hours with a grade of “C” or better in WR 121  and all Human Services courses. Twenty-five credits of practicum are required, at least 15 of which must be in a substance use disorder studies placement; 10 credits can be satisfied at a social services placement.


*Practicum must equal a total of 25 credits of supervised field work at two different sites, each of which is at least two terms long.