Application to the Concentration in Addiction Counseling (CAC1) Program

Application Requirements & Procedures

Due Date:

Applications are to be completed by February 15th


All applicants are required to be Colorado State University Psychology Majors and have:

Enrolled in at least the 4th semester of full-time college coursework
Cumulative GPA of 2.0; or a Psychology GPA of 3.0
A commitment to a career in the alcohol/drug counseling field
Interpersonal skills appropriate for a counseling career
The ability to meet the program standards (with or without reasonable accommodation)


Interested applicants must provide:

Letter of interest (1-2 pages in length)
One (1) to Three (3) references; may be an employer, professor, or supervisor (please no personal references)
Official transcripts from other colleges attended and unofficial transcript from CSU

All applications will be reviewed by an admissions committee

Selected applicants will be interviewed

If you are visiting us for the first time, please enter your email address that you are most likely to be contacted at and then press continue. We will then guide you through creating a password so that you can complete the application, email a request for a letter of recommendation, and upload supporting files.

If you are a returning applicant, please use your email address and password you previously created to continue your application process.



For technical assistance, please contact Donna Merwarth