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Alcohol and Drug Counseling

at Metropolitan State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares students for a career as a drug and alcohol counselor. Learn how to prevent substance abuse, counsel individuals and families with drug and alcohol problems, and perform intervention and therapeutic services for persons suffering from addiction.

Program Locations

  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106

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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Metropolitan State University
Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh St. St. Paul, MN 55106 Toll-Free: (844) 456-3876 Local: (651) 793-1302 TTY: (651) 772-7687 Email: gateway@metrostate.edu