Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.
Addiction Counselor, Addiction Therapist, Addictions Counselor, Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Assessment Specialist, Case Manager, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC), Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, Chemical Dependency Counselor (CD Counselor), Chemical Dependency Professional, Clinical Counselor, Clinician, Correctional Substance Abuse Counselor, Counselor, Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS), Drug Counselor, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Outpatient Counselor, Prevention Specialist, Quitline Counselor, Residential Substance Abuse Counselor, Student Assistance Counselor (SAC), Substance Abuse Counselor (SA Counselor), Substance Abuse Technician, Treatment Counselor
Annual Projected Job Openings
Select Type of Degree:
★ Number of granted degrees for degree type, All, is listed after the major.
People in this career often have these skills:
People in this career often know a lot about:
People in this career often have talent in:
People in this career often do these activities:
This page includes data from:
Career data: O*NET 26.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA
Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics
Videos: CareerOneStop, USDOL/ETA and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development