Undergraduate CertificateSocial Work and Addiction

The undergraduate certificate in social work and addiction from Wichita State provides eligible students with specialized knowledge and skills in addiction—leading to successful social work careers in the areas of substance abuse prevention, intervention and evaluation.

Learn how the social work and addiction certificate is the right fit for you.

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To complete the curriculum, you’ll take five courses—which includes applied-learning experience—totaling 17 credit hours:

  • Forensic Social Work
  • Social Work Practice and Addictions
  • Pharmacology and Drug Classification in Social Work
  • Practicum I
  • Practicum II

How to enroll

To add this certificate to your plan of study: 

  • Log into the myWSU portal, find the Student Tools box (center of the page) and click "Change my Major/Minor."
  • Click continue (this will show your current major and minor).
  • Click continue, then click on "Add a certificate" and choose your certificate program. Click continue and submit request.

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