The Bachelors of Science in Chemical Dependency and Chemical Dependency certificate programs provide academic and experiential training for future professionals. Students are prepared to apply for the Minnesota Licensed Addictions and Drug Counselor licensure and work in the treatment of addictions. These programs also lead students toward graduate degrees in a variety of counseling or professional psychology programs.
This program of study meets the academic requirements for Chemical Dependency Counselor Licensure. Admission to the major requires: 1) completion of the application materials; and 2) successful completion of a personal interview/statement. Careful attention will be given to previous work experience, academic background, interpersonal skills, and commitment to the field of chemical dependency.
Graduating students can become licensed chemical dependency counselors. This licensure can lead to career opportunities in chemical dependency treatment/educational centers found in: