Prepare for a career as an alcohol and drug counselor. Help save and enrich the lives of people struggling with addiction by studying on campus in Saint Paul to earn a bachelor’s degree in Alcohol and Drug Counseling. At Metro State, learn how to respond effectively to substance use disorder problems, whether you are a community college transfer student, someone who wants to complete an undergraduate degree or an allied professional (social worker, psychologist, nurse, school counselor, law enforcement officer).
Benefits of the bachelor’s degree in Alcohol and Drug Counseling degree include:
- Forming professional therapeutic relationships with people struggling with addiction.
- Learning how to carry out evidence-based interventions that help people and their families move from life-threatening addiction to life-affirming recovery.
- Exploring your many interests related to substance use disorder problems. Gain the skills to qualify for licensure.
If you have a prior bachelor’s degree, you are eligible to enroll in the Substance Use Disorders Post-baccalaureate Certificate Program. For further information, go to the Substance Use Disorders Post-baccalaureate UCERT program page.