Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 36
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Addiction Counseling Program will teach you the special counseling and interpersonal skills you need to work with individuals troubled by alcohol and drug abuse. MCTC's program, the largest in the state, is taught by faculty with decades of clinical experience. You will learn how to counsel individuals as well as groups, highlighting different techniques and emphasizing the importance of interpersonal and cross-cultural communications. During the program you will receive extensive hands-on training through one of the many internships available at alcohol- and drug-specific agencies.

Program Locations

  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College 55403

Labor Market Information

  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Median wage:$21.54/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Median wage:$23.37/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
  • Median wage:$22.04/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Median wage:$15.24/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College