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Mental Health and Addiction Studies

Program Details

  • 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.

Career Opportunities

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.

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