Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies



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Graduate School of Addiction Studies

The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission


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230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Division of Credential Processing has granted program approval for both the Certificate in Addiction Counseling and the Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling programs.

Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. For more information about complaints against private colleges and career schools, please contact the office at 651-259-3975 or 800-657-3866 or visit the website at http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/.

Degree programs are accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC). Phone: 703-562-0211 or email info@nasacaccreditation.com.

Licensure Information

Graduates of the Master of Arts and Certificate programs meet requirements for licensure in Minnesota for alcohol and drug addiction counseling. Please note: as of July 1, 2008, candidates for Minnesota licensure must hold a bachelor's degree.

Licensing requirements vary from state to state. We encourage all applicants to check with their respective states on specific licensure requirement.

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