GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ADVANCED CLINICAL STUDY OF ADDICTION
Part-time; 12 months
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.
- 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
-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 DeadlineSubmit 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.