The Chemical Dependency Studies program provides courses to meet the educational requirements of the State WAC 246-811 for licensure of Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP). The curriculum includes topics relevant to treating alcohol and drug addiction in individuals.
People with credentials in the field of Chemical Dependency Studies find employment in a wide variety of settings.
There are two pathways in Chemical Dependency Studies at LCC: an Associate in Applied Science (AAS), and an Associate in Arts – Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) for students who plan to transfer to a university.
Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) Credentials
Getting credentialed in Washington involves three steps, which are described in Washington Advisory Code (WAC) 246-811. The steps include education requirements, an internship, and a certification exam.