Addiction and Addictive Behavior (Graduate Certificate)
Admission to the Program
Applicants to the certificate program must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.30 (on a 4.00 scale) in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. In addition, applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose and two letters of recommendation. International students whose first language is not English must have a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (100 on the Internet-based test).
- 18 credit hours of approved coursework with at least 6 credit hours at the 600-level or above, with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.3 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 9 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit.
- PSYC-513 Neuropharmacology: The Biochemistry of Behavior (3)
- PSYC-550 Psychological Research (3)
- PSYC-633 Psychological Assessment I (3)
- PSYC-551 Psychopathology: Theory and Research (3)
- PSYC-555 Improving Human Services (3)
- PSYC-597 Topics in Psychology (3)
- PSYC-598 Seminar in Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience (3) (topics)
- PSYC-690 Independent Study Project in Psychology (1-6)
- PSYC-698 Directed Research (3-6)