Dessa Bergen-Cico, Coordinator Addiction Studies Programs in Public Health
444C White Hall
The Addiction Studies Certificate of Advanced Studies is a 12 credit hour graduate program designed to provide students with core knowledge and skills needed for the development and evaluation of programs and policies pertinent to addictive behaviors.
This CAS is open to all the students who meet the admission requirements or are currently enrolled in an SU graduate program. Admissions requirements for the CAS include: bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA, undergraduate transcripts, one letter of recommendation, a resume, and personal statement.
Eligibility requirement: To be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS), a student must be matriculated in the certificate program for at least one semester. Matriculation may not be backdated.
Program may be pursued on a part-time basis.
A maximum of three credits of transfer credit may be accepted toward the C.A.S. in Addiction Studies with program approval.
Students only enrolled in a CAS program are not eligible for department financial aid. Additional information regarding loan availability for CAS programs can be found at https://graduateadmissions.syr.edu/funding/
Students must complete each course with a grade of C or better and an overall GPA of 3.00 or better in the certificate.