As a specialized, 4-year institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies is focused on educating future counselors to help others overcome their addiction. Their mission is to champion the knowledge and skills to enable students to treat individuals, as a whole, to overcome their dependency disease. In this mission to improve treatment and recovery for patients, the graduate school integrates an innovative curriculum with clinical practice. Students are led by experts in the field, who practice at top research and treatment centers throughout the United States.
Enrolling at the Hazelden Bettery Ford Graduate School affords students unique opportunities to enter the fast-growing fields of addiction and mental health treatment. With practicums held on-campus in Minnesota, clinical rotations are also possible at more than 100 facilities nationwide. Graduate students may enroll full or part-time, on campus or online.