Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Substance Abuse Counseling

OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Substance Abuse Counseling
CIP: 51.1501
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
21-1011 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Areas of Employment: Students completing this program, including the recommended elective, will earn 100% of the education hours required by the State of Tennessee for licensure. The program does not include the state's required work experience component.

Potential Job Titles: Rehabilitation Technician, Resident Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor, Addictions Counselor, Assessment Specialist, Mental Health Program Specialist, Counselor Trainee, Intake Coordinator, Monitor

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $2,441
  • Books And Supplies: $800
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 2 semester(s)
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 29
  • On Time Completion Rate: 48%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 89%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 100%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed