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Contact: Garett StaleyTitle: Program DirectorContact: gstaley@mtsac.edu
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Technology and Health Division
Degree S0657

In this program the student integrates theory and practical experience in developing skills necessary to work with persons with addiction disorders, their families, and employers. The curriculum is designed to meet the credentialing requirements of the California Association of Alcohol/Drug Educators and the California Consortium of Addiction Professionals. Students who complete this option qualify for employment in a variety of addiction treatment settings.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

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    • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

      Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

      SOC Career Code: 21-1011.00

      Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $48.87

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $50,728.60
      Annual Job Openings
      5,284

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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    Contact: Garett StaleyTitle: Program DirectorContact: gstaley@mtsac.edu

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