Prerequisites for Graduate Studies in Addiction Studies
University of Toronto offers many graduate degree programs in addiction studies, through their Faculties of Public Health Sciences, Pharmacy, or Social Work. To be admitted to a Master's-level program, students must have an undergraduate degree in a related field with at least a B+ average. Additional experience in addiction studies, such as that gained through community work or directed studies, is an asset. PhD-level studies require a Master's-level degree in a related field.
Yorkville University offers a graduate certificate in addiction studies. Students must have a graduate degree in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, social work, or educational counseling.
For some programs, a criminal record check may be required as well as first aid training.