Dessa Bergen-Cico, Coordinator Addiction Studies Programs in Public Health
444C White Hall
The Addiction Studies Certificate of Advanced Study is a 12-credit hour graduate program designed to provide students with core knowledge and skills pertinent to addictive behaviors.
This program is open to all enrolled Syracuse University graduate students. Students concurrently enrolled in a Syracuse University graduate program apply to the program using the internal admission process. Applicants who are not currently Syracuse University graduate students, submit a formal application to Syracuse University. Admissions requirements for this program independent of an SU graduate program include a) a bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA, b) undergraduate transcripts, c) one letter of recommendation, d) a resume, and e) 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 is pursued on a part-time basis and may be completed over two semesters.
Transfer credit is not accepted for this program.
Students enrolled only in a CAS program are not eligible for department financial aid. Additional information regarding loan availability for CAS programs can be found at: https://falk.syr.edu/admissions/graduate/financial-aid/
Graduate students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.8 overall, with 3.0 in their program requirements, to qualify for graduation.