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Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Degrees and Programs

Northeast Community College offers online coursework to meet the 270 clock hours of education required for initial licensure of alcohol and drug counselors. These courses have been approved by the State of Nebraska Division of Public Health. In addition to the coursework, licensure requires a 300-hour practicum. To learn more about the practicum requirements, please visit Statutes Relating to Alcohol and Drug Counseling on the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services website.

Career Information

Earn a Degree

These credit courses may also be applied to an Associate of Arts Degree with a concentration in Human Services at Northeast.

Financial Assistance

Our Financial Aid staff works with students, parents, and counselors to help meet the cost of a college education. Visit Financial Aid for more information. You may also be able to receive financial assistance through the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska.


Courses and Program Options

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