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"According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of mental health counselors is expected to grow by 36 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations."
Source: U.S. Department of Labor

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the average median annual income of mental health counselors is $83,000; although compensation varies from state to state and position to position

Opportunities Are Waiting

Professional Counselors, including Addiction Counselors, help people recognize their strengths, cope with their challenges, and increase their mental health and overall state of well-being.

Whether it's because of changes in legislation, an aging population, broader societal acceptance of the field, or simply emergent struggles of the human condition, demand for mental health professionals is on the rise. A Master's degree in Addiction Counseling can help you pursue such a career!

What You Can Do with an M.A. in Addiction Counseling

A Master's degree in Addiction Counseling can help you pursue a number of mental and addiction health fields, letting you chart your own path to success in:

Mental Health Counseling
Addiction Counseling
Rehabilitation Counseling
Organizational Development
Administration
Educators

Help People Help Themselves

The CACREP accredited Master of Arts in Addiction Counseling provides an integrated approach to caring for individuals and families who are dealing with the challenges of daily life and, of course, additions.

Types of issues professional counselors of all stripes help with:

Anxiety
Depression
Effects of Divorce
Abuse
Relationship Issues
The Aging Process
Parenting
Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Violent Crime
Custody Issues
Mental Illness
Unemployment
Grief and Loss
Employee Relations
Trauma
Recovery After Illness

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