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Major: Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions


Mental and social health services and allied professions programs prepare students for specialized professional practice in a variety of mental and social health services, including addiction counseling, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, and others.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
  • Mental & Social Health Services & Allied Professions, Other
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


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College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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