Located in Center City, Minnesota, Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies is a nonprofit private graduate institution. Betty Ford treatment centers have a presence across the United States with the school location in Center City, Minnesota. The total enrollment for the 2016 school year was 269 students with an age span between twenty-one and seventy. Core faculty members with a doctorate degree was fully 100% with an average class size of fifteen and an average student to teacher ratio of 10:1.
Programs Offered at Hazelden
There are four primary programs offered at the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. They include a Master's Degree in Addiction Counseling, Online Master's Degree in Addiction Studies, Customized Training Courses, and a Master's Degree in Advanced Practice Addiction Counseling. Curriculum will typically include courses in various diagnosis, medical issues, psychopharmacology, trauma-informed treatment, recovery management, and an evidence-based approach to service and counseling. The online degree allows students to study from anywhere with an internet connection while the other programs require students to be on-site in a physical classroom as part of their matriculation requirements.
Students Graduating from Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies can expect a handful of core items in their academic quiver:
- See diversity as a clinical opportunity that includes respecting each individual for social, cultural, psychological, and physical means of recovery
- Be a catalyst for change by connecting family, systemic, and environmental issues
- Leverage research and case studies to improve clinical services & patient results
- Appreciate the moral, ethical, and legal implications of clinical therapy
- Show mastery of theoretical and competency-based approaches to alcohol and drug dependency
The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission to provide programs as a health sciences school. This school also offers undergraduate programs as well, with an average tuition for these programs approximately $22,000 annually. Graduate level tuition is expected to cost about $28,000 per year.
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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- The estimated tuition range is around $22,000-$27,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $14-$17 per unit
- Required fees: $380
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition estimates are between $30,000-$36,000 for graduate students
- Per unit charges are around $760 for part time students
- Required fees for graduate students are around $430
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies may offer student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Counseling assistance