Certificate of Advanced Study in Integrative Addiction Therapies Overview The accredited online Certificate of Advanced Study in Integrative Addiction Therapies prepares healthcare professionals to treat patients suffering from substance use disorders within the holistic spectrum by healing the body, mind, and spirit. Students will learn to integrate evidence-based complementary and integrative therapies (CIT) such as nutritional neuroscience, neurofeedback, meditation, auricular acupuncture, and Qigong bioenergy therapies within the framework of conventional healthcare. These integrative therapies will enable healthcare practitioners to incorporate innovative, caring and holistic methods to an underserved population.Substance use disorders are among the country’s most ubiquitous health and social issues. This cutting edge program is designed to empower practitioners to utilize complementary and integrative therapies within the scope of conventional healthcare practice to treat substance abuse disorders and enhance patient outcomes. A holistic, integrative treatment program for addiction requires combining neuronutritional treatment with other facets (bio, psycho, social, spiritual, economic,) including counseling and education to support lifestyle change.Program FeaturesThis ground-breaking Integrative Addiction Therapies program is not available at any other university worldwide This is the first program to offer future addiction counselors the skills needed to help achieve health and recovery of their patient’s brain and body, using natural and integrative methodsCourses are taught by internationally-recognized leaders in Complementary and Integrative Therapies and distinguished psychotherapists in the field of Integrative Addiction TherapiesCourses offered wholly online in a dynamic and interactive learning environmentFor questions, please contact:Amy Pelak Rothstein Student Services Manager 267.359.5692 Curriculum Required courses CIT 503Holistic Living For The Caregiver3.0CIT 624Foundations of Integrative Addiction Therapy3.0CIT 625Spirituality, Empowerment, and Transformation3.0CIT 631Introduction to Nutritional Neuroscience3.0Total Credits12.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree with a major in a health related field from an accredited university with a 2.75 GPA or above on all previous coursework Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedPersonal statement (800 to 1,600 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of: Why you are choosing this particular trackHow your current work experience will enhance your experience in this program, andYour plans upon completing the degreeResume Additional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $985 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a Certificate of Advanced Study in Integrative Addiction Therapies Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.