Midland College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree and a certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling (ADAC).
The certificate track in ADAC qualifies the completed student for registration as Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Intern for up to 5 years in the State of Texas. This track may be considered for the student eager to start work who does not seek full licensure status, for the student who wishes to work in a treatment facility, or for those seeking work in a non-profit agency if licensure is not required.
The Associate of Applied Science degree qualifies the student for full Licensure as a Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas upon meeting all necessary criteria: 4,000 hours paid internship, passing score on the state board exam, and the AAS in ADAC.
Refer to the Department of Health website for licensure requirements www.dshs.state.tx.us.
To enroll in DAAC 2166 , DAAC 2167 , and DAAC 2271 , no more than six semester credit hours of DAAC classes may be taken from a college other than Midland College without permission of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Program Director.
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