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Mental Health and Addiction Studies
- Major Name: Mental Health and Addiction Studies
- Degree Program: Arts and Sciences
- Degree Designation: AA
- College / School: Liberal Arts
The Mental Health and Addiction Studies major provides a broad knowledge base in mental health prevention, intervention and community impacts, with an in-depth focus on addiction treatment and recovery. Students in the major also take a variety of elective courses in diversity, aging, disabilities and wellness. With its well-rounded curriculum, the major prepares students for fulfilling careers that lead to individual, family and community transformation.
Possible careers for a four-year graduate in mental health and addiction studies include child, family and school social workers; mental health counselors; mental health and substance abuse social workers; psychiatric aides; social and human service assistants.