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Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling Degree at Fresno City College (FCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001307
  • Phone: (559) 442-4600

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  • Phone: (559) 442-8241

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  • Phone: (559) 442-8245

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Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling Degree

The substance abuse and addiction counseling program at Fresno City College prepares students for careers as counselors in drug detoxification centers, half-way houses, correctional institutions, and more. The program focuses on preventing substance abuse, counseling individuals and families with drug and alcohol problems, and performing intervention and therapeutic services. Program courses include: psychology of addiction, sociology, crisis intervention, substance abuse identification methodologies, pharmacology and behavioral aspects of abused substances, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer substance abuse and addiction counseling degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Fresno City College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate26
    Associate's Degree14

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male23
    Female17

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian3
    Asian1
    Black7
    Hispanic15
    White13
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling program at Fresno City College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

  • Description:

    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.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 27.3% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Fresno, CA
      • Total Employment: 190
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.90
      • Average Annual Salary: $39,310

Mental Health Counselors

  • Description:

    Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. May help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, mental health counselors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 36.3% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling Programs in California

Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Merced College

Merced, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C,A)
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Porterville College

Porterville, CA
Type: Community College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C)
  • Mental Health Technician (C)
San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C)
  • Mental Health Technician (C)
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San Jose City College

San Jose, CA
Type: Community College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C,A)
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Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria, CA
Type: Community College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C,A)
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Merritt College

Oakland, CA
Type: Community College

25 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C,A)
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College of San Mateo

San Mateo, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (A)
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Lake Tahoe Community College

South Lake Tahoe, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C,A)
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Diablo Valley College

Pleasant Hill, CA
Type: Community College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C,A)
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American River College

Sacramento, CA
Type: Community College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling (C,A)