The Chemical Dependency certificate program provides academic and experiential training for individuals seeking chemical dependency counselor licensure. Upon completion, students are prepared to apply for the Minnesota Licensed Addictions and Drug Counselor licensure and work in the treatment of addictions. Many of the students seeking this certificate are also enrolled in related masters programs. However, an applicant does not need to be admitted to the Community Counseling or any other masters programs to be admitted to the graduate chemical dependency certificate program.
What can I do with this degree/certificate?
Graduating students can become licensed chemical dependency counselors. This licensure can lead to career opportunities in chemical dependency treatment/educational centers found in:
Certain undergraduate and graduate certificates at St. Cloud State University prepare students for employment in specific fields and do not result in a degree. Federal law requires publication of data associated with those programs of study, including approximate program costs, program length, and employment statistics. The Minnesota State Colleges and University's (MnSCU) Chancellor's office has provided this report containing the aforementioned information for all required programs.