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Major: Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions


Introduction

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

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2017-2018 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 136 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 26 graduates

Associates degree, 39 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 132 graduates

Master degree**, 184 graduates

Doctoral degree, 7 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Century College White Bear Lake
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Hennepin Technical College - Online Brooklyn Park
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights
Mesabi Range College - Virginia Virginia
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls Fergus Falls
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Wadena
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead - Online Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Online Worthington
Normandale Community College Bloomington
Northwest Technical College Bemidji
Northwest Technical College - Online Perham
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical & Community College St. Cloud
Winona State University Winona
Winona State University - Online Winona

 

Related Majors

 

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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