The Human Services - Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Associate Degree program is designed for individuals interested in working with addiction issues. The AODA profession is held to high ethical standards to inspire respect, trust and confidence. Your conduct must never compromise your ability to fulfill your professional responsibilities. To succeed, your skills and character must include: emotional stability, maturity, self-awareness, self-discipline and personal responsibility; a minimum of one year free of substance use-related problems; an interest in working with people and appreciation of cultural diversity; strong reading, writing and critical thinking skills. Potential employment includes: Substance abuse counseling, correctional facilities, employee and student assistance programs, and various community and social service agencies. Program graduates are eligible for licensure in Wisconsin as Substance Abuse Counselors-In Training, qualifying for entry-level employment in a rewarding career.