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FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ADVANCED CLINICAL STUDY OF ADDICTION

Length of Program: 

Part-time; 12 months

Intake: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 

Online

Program Components: 

Coursework

Program Description: 

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Study of Addiction (ACSA) offers students an opportunity for in-depth study of addictive processes and disorders. This part-time, online program offers study of the latest research in addiction and is appropriate for a diverse range of individuals in health and social services, program developers, policymakers, or researchers.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Summarize addication research in the sciences and social sciences
  • Evaluate and criticize approaches to managing addiction
  • Interpret knowledge of addiction in clinical contexts
  • Derive and apply solutions from a knowledge of addiction
Program of Study
  • ACSA 5000 – Addiction and Addictive Disorders (3.00 credit hours)
  • ACSA 5004 – Social Ecology of Addiction (3.00 credit hours)
  • ACSA 5006 – Biological Bases of Addiction (3.00 credit hours)
  • ACSA 5008 – Cognitive Processes of Addiction (3.00 credit hours)
Admission Requirements

Applicants must normally meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (based on the uLethbridge 4.00 scale) on the last 20 graded university-level term courses
  • Demonstrate English Language Proficiency (ELP) for graduate students
Application Process

 

Step 1: Prepare Supporting Documents

Before you begin an application, review the requirements for your supporting documents:

-Transcripts
-Curriculum vitae
-English language proficiency (ELP) for graduate students
-If additional documentation is required, the Faculty of Heath Sciences will contact you.

Step 2: Submit Online Application by Deadline

Submit your complete application by midnight (MST/MDT) on the deadline date.

Step 3: Arrange for Official Documents

Official documents (e.g., transcripts, English language proficiency test scores) are required prior to registration.
Note: Applicants who have attended or are currently attending an institution participating in ApplyAlberta do not need to arrange for official transcripts to be sent to uLethbridge from the issuing institution. A list of participating institutions is available at www.applyalberta.ca.

Step 4: Admission Decision Process

The departmental committee reviews your application and makes a recommendation on admission to the program committee. 

*Note: Students who are graduates of non-Canadian universities must provide notarized English translations of all documents not in the English language.

For more details please see the Graduate Studies Calendar and Course Catalogue or contact graduate.health@uleth.ca.

 


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