What does a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) do?
What is the career outlook?
Statistics are included only as guidelines and will vary with fluctuations in the economy and job market. More specific local hiring and salary information can be obtained at college information sessions.
Graduates of the program will have the necessary educational requirements to become eligible for testing and licensure as a licensed chemical dependency counselor. For more information, visit the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor
Employment rates for graduates**
Licensure as an LCDC by the Texas Department of Health State Services
Here are the links to the current course catalog pages listing all of the prerequisites, courses included, and the length of the programs.
Other helpful links:
Who can help me decide which health science career is right for me?
Health Careers Resource Center.
What more do I need to know?
*America’s Career Infonet 2011 data for
substance abuse counselors**Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Perkins 2009-2010