In 2009, 23.5 million people in the U.S. needed treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol abuse problem.*

Today, while over 76,000 addiction professionals are working in the United States**, addiction continues to be a place for much needed research, development and care.

It’s also place where you can help.

At Texarkana College, learn how you can build a career while you help rebuild lives in your community.

*According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) National Survey on Drug Use and Health
**According to the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors website.

Talk to us and learn more about how a degree or certification in Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling can launch your career in workplaces and fields like these:

  • Chemical Dependency Counseling Centers
  • Clinical Psychology Practices
  • Criminal Justice / Prison System / Probation / Parole Agencies
  • Detox and Rehabilitation Centers
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Hospitals

Gainful Employment

Have questions about this program, the costs involved and what job prospects may exist in the marketplace?  Check our Gainful Employment report.

To learn more, please contact us.

David Gafford
Associate Professor, Drug & Alcohol Counseling Program
(903) 823-3245
Dr. Catherine Howard
Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
(903) 823-3285