The program’s curriculum meets the criteria for the credential as a Licensed Chemical
Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas and serves as a robust foundation for graduate
The program provides rigorous courses taught by clinically trained, licensed and experienced
faculty who have a rich history delivering academic instruction in higher education.
The program offers an integrated model of addictions, mental health, and co-occurring
The UNT Addiction Studies program provides exposure to addiction diagnoses, all levels
of care, and competencies for working with adults and adolescents.
UNT's Wellness and Employment Learning Lab (UNTWELL) was created in 2016 to provide
services for students to assist them with their personal and/or academic goals and
provide hands-on learning opportunities for students.
This program also supports students and professionals who wish to continue career
development in the addictions field and addresses numerous aspects of the treatment
process, including prevention, intervention, assessment, residential treatment, and
outpatient substance use treatment with adults and adolescents.
Our program supports the North Texas Rehabilitation Association and Eagle Peer Recovery
student organizations. They can help further develop your skills and provide vital