Alcohol and Drug Studies Program

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On behalf of the Minnesota State University, Mankato, Health Science Department, we appreciate your interest in the Alcohol and Drug Studies Program. Upon completion of all academic and practical experiences of the major, students are eligible to apply for certification at the counselor level from the Minnesota Certification Board and eligible to pursue licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the State of Minnesota's Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy.

Due to the ever increasing awareness of the needs of persons experiencing alcohol and drug problems, many employment opportunities exist for alcohol and drug professionals. As a credentialed professional, you will be qualified for many career opportunities in the field.

An undergraduate major and minor are offered in Alcohol and Drug Studies. Please feel free to contact the Alcohol and Drug Studies office for further information.