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Mike Hughes, McMaster University Continuing Education Addiction Education graduate Mike Hughes, McMaster University Continuing Education Addiction Education graduate

Addiction Education

Bridging the gap between theory
and practice.

Applications for this program are no longer being accepted.
Please see new program: Professional Addiction Studies

*Please note: the Addiction Careworker Diploma and Addiction Studies Certificate programs are now closed and applications are no longer being accepted. If you are currently enrolled in either of these programs, you will have until August 31, 2019 to complete outstanding courses. 

As a result, a new program called Professional Addiction Studies (Certificate and Diploma) will launch in Fall 2018.

For more information about the program closure and timelines, please visit the Program Closure Information page. 

Courses, Schedule & Fees

Students registered in online self-study (OSS) courses have four months or six months to complete course requirements depending on the class. Students may complete coursework ahead of posted schedule. Online self-study courses begin on the first of each month.

3-unit course in-person: $674
3-unit course online/online self-study: $644
2-unit course in-person: $574
2-unit course online self-study: $544

In-person and online formats share the same course number. Take care to choose your desired format when enrolling.  

Schedule and Fees subject to change. 

*ADD 827 - Introduction to Addiction is offered to students in the Professional Addiction Studies program for the fall term only. ADD 827 will be accepted as a course substitution for ADD 201 - Introduction to Addiction which begins in the winter 2019 term.​

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