Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies

Graduate School of Addiction Studies

Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling


P.O. Box 11, CO9

Center City, MN 55012

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to address the complexities of addiction treatment and recovery across the continuum of care. Courses focus on evidence-based practices that will prepare you to treat addiction and its complications. Graduates of this program are prepared to become leaders in the addiction field. Your studies will simultaneously blend academic coursework with clinical placement within and outside of Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.

• 44-credit program.

• Offered at our Center City, MN campus with some online coursework required.

• Full-time 12-month program with part-time options available.

• Program simultaneously blends academic studies with clinical practice.

• Three convenient start dates throughout the year.

• Faculty members and expert clinicians provide individualized academic advising and clinical supervision.

• Curriculum designed to meet the academic requirements for the Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) credential in Minnesota.


Higher Learning Commission, Chicago, IL

International Student Requirements:

College transcripts will need to be mailed directly to us from the institutions you have attended. Foreign transcripts must be translated into American education equivalency. It is the prospective student's responsibility to pay fee for this service. Three professional references, $30 application fee, Issuance of Form I-20. Students are required to pay a SEVIS I-901 fee once they receive their Form I-20. An applicant who does not speak English as a first language is required to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 44

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $643 USD

Classification: Unknown

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 0-999

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