The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. It is the nation's largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982...
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. It is the nation's largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center.
With 15 sites in California, Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, New York, Florida, Massachusetts, Colorado and Texas, the Foundation offers prevention and recovery solutions nationwide and across the entire continuum of care for youth and adults. It includes the largest recovery publishing house in the country, a fully-accredited graduate school of addiction studies, an addiction research center, an education arm for medical professionals and a unique children's program, and is the nation's leader in advocacy and policy for treatment and recovery.
We are a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
Together, we will overcome addiction.
Located in Center City, Minnesota, Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction
Studies uses a combination of academic study and hands-on work to train
individuals to become certified alcohol and drug counselors.
Since Hazelden is, itself, one of the oldest and most well-known drug and
alcohol treatment centers, students have the benefit of a long
professional lineage behind them as well as the benefit of top
The primary program at Hazelden is a master’s degree in alcohol and drug
In combination with intensive classroom study, students undertake
clinical externships, both off campus and on the campus of Hazelden
Students are also always supervised and since they’re working with those
who are veterans in the field, they get the best guidance and mentorship.
Since both part-time and full-time attendance options are available, the
Hazelden program can work for anyone, even a full-time working adult.
Those seeking admission will need a high school diploma or GED and must
be free from all substances for at least two years.
For information about financial aid and how to apply for it, contact a