College of the Desert

The Alcohol and Drug Studies program is the study of chemical addiction and treatment. Career paths chosen by students pursuing undergraduate studies in alcohol and drug studies commonly include supervised alcohol and drug counseling. Even students who choose not to major in alcohol and drug studies find that coursework in the field can improve their ability to understand the issues surrounding chemical dependency and treatment.

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Contact Information

Linda Emerson
Human Services Department
Social Science and Arts
43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, California 92260
The Certificate courses prepare students for the following certification options: CAADAC, CAARR, CAADE. Please contact the agencies directly with specific questions.

Last Updated: 05/02/2016