Develop your clinical skills working alongside expert clinicians at the world-renowned Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Addiction counselors are in demand at treatment clinics, detox centers, hospitals, sober residences, schools and correctional facilities—and the need is growing.
Graduating with a Masters degree from the fully accredited Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies prepares you to pursue licensure as Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC), Professional Counselors (LPC), and Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC)*.
Choose an on-campus or online program, on a full or part-time basis, or take a specialized course, whatever you need to meet your education goals and advance your career. No GRE is required for admission. Options include:
Call 1-855-437-3697 to speak with an admissions specialist today or complete the confidential form and take the next step to further your education.
Each of our degree programs provide you with a comprehensive education. You will focus on developing the clinical competencies that will enable you to practice throughout the continuum of care, improve your practice based on research, and effectively address clinical complexities. Because 100% of our full-time faculty hold doctoral degrees, you will be learning from the best. As a graduate, you will have a sound foundation for your further development of clinical leadership as you progress into your career as a substance abuse counselor.
From federal loans and private loans to grants and scholarships to veteran's benefits, there are a variety of financial aid opportunities available to our students.
*Licensing requirements vary from state to state and are subject to change. Licensure as an LPC, LPCC or LADC are applicable to the state of Minnesota. Please contact us for applicable licensure in your desired state.