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The Criminal Justice and Substance Use Disorder Post-Baccalaureate Certificate prepares criminal justice managers to more fully understand addiction and its effects on the field of criminal justice. The courses are offered regularly, allowing you to complete this certificate in one year. Through this 12-hour certificate, you will

  • gain an understanding of what addiction is
  • be introduced to the effects that substance abuse and chemical dependency have on society
  • learn about the different drugs that are used (both legal and illegal)
  • learn how to work with people who have physical and psychological addictions
  • examine the interconnections of substance use disorders and mental health

Required (12  hours)


Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.
Thank you for your Interest!

You can connect with a graduate admissions counselor in a variety of ways—choose the one that’s most convenient for you. We look forward to hearing from you!

Lori Brown
brownlo@meredih.edu
212 Joyner Hall
(919) 760-8590

Lori Brown

Contact Information
(919) 760-8590
criminaljustice@meredith.edu