Camosun College

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Interprofessional Mental Health and Addictions

Camosun College

Faculty:Health & Human Services
Field of Study:Mental Health Counselling/Counsellor
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Length:11 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,209

This cost estimate is for the entire program and only covers tuition fees.

Careers:Addiction Counsellors


If you have a relevant baccalaureate degree, the Post-Degree Diploma in Interprofessional Mental Health and Addictions (IMHA) prepares you to engage in the assessment, planning, treatment and evaluation of older teens and adults experiencing acute, persistent, and/or co-occurring mental health and addiction challenges. We also offer a Certificate in Mental Health and Addictions (MHA).

The Interprofessional Mental Health and Addictions program is a comprehensive and challenging program, condensed into 11 months of study, to prepare you for work in the field of mental health and addictions.


Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a Baccalaureate degree in Child and Youth Care, Education, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, or Social Work from a recognized post-secondary institution. Other degrees and experience in a helping role may be considered. Applicants are required to submit a resume listing work and volunteer experience, as well as a a 400-500 word statement outlining career goals and motivation for entering the program. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 16, 2021