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Alcohol & Drug Counselor

at Bemidji State University

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 52
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Chemical Dependency certificate curriculum prepares students to meet the educational requirements for Alcohol and Drug Counselor licensure application and thus for professional practice in the fields of addictions and substance abuse.


REQUIRED COURSES
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:
� CHEM 2130 Chemistry Of Drugs (3 credits)
� PSY 1100 Introductory Psychology (4 credits)
* PSY 2217 Abnormal Psychology (4 credits)
� SOWK 2030 Chemical Dependency Theories And Assessment (3 credits)
� SOWK 3201 Family: Dynamics And Intervention (3 credits)
� SOWK 3330 Chemical Dependency: Prevention And Intervention (3 credits)
� SOWK 4880 Internship Orientation (1 credit)
SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:
� SOWK 3551 Generalist Practice I (3 credits)
� PSY 3332 Counseling and Crisis Interventions (4 credits)
SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:
� SOWK 3552 Generalist Practice 2 (3 credits)
� PSY 3337 Group Processes (3 credits)
COMPLETE 24 CREDITS IN THE FOLLOWING COURSE:
� SOWK 4970 Internship (12 credits)

Program Locations

  • Bemidji State University 56601

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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Bemidji State University
Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Drive NE Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (877) 236-4354 Local: (218) 755-2040 TTY: (800) 627-3529