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Addiction Treatment Related Bachelor’s Degrees

The following degrees qualify as related degrees to qualify for Certified Addiction Professional status, according to the Florida Certification Board*:

  • Addiction Studies/Counseling
  • Art/Dance Therapy
  • Behavioral Healthcare
  • Child Development/Family Relations
  • Criminal Justice
  • Counseling/Guidance
  • Divinity/Religion/Theology (only with a concentration in counseling)
  • Drama/Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Gerontology
  • Health Education
  • Health Science
  • Human Services
  • Marriage and Family Counseling
  • Medicine
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Music Therapy
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Recreational Therapy/Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Vocational Counseling

If you believe that the degree you hold is related to addiction treatment and is not listed above, please contact the Florida Certification Board for an equivalency review.

*While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this list, we encourage you to contact the FCB for latest guidance


CBHT Special Pricing

The Academy for Addiction Professionals is a leading addiction professional training center and an approved education provider for both the Florida Certification Board (FCB) and NAADAC. We offer interactive in-class (South Florida Location) and online training courses for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT) and Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) levels of certification as well as Continuing Education and Professional Development programs.