MSU’s addiction studies degree best in the nation by Great Value Colleges

MINOT, N.D. – Minot State University’s Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies was named No. 16 in the country according to Great Value College’s 23 Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Addiction Studies for 2020.

Minot State is the only university in North Dakota offering the four-year addiction studies degree.

Great Value Colleges compiles rankings in an effort to contribute to the academic mission of higher learning institutions. The online site provides pertinent, unbiased information for prospective students and working professionals to aid them in making more informed decisions as they seek to further their education.

Along with affordability, Minot State was selected for the institution’s overall outstanding reputation, its faculty’s excellence, and the unerring commitment to providing students a high-quality education and in doing so, giving them all the tools that they need to achieve their future career goals.

Great Value Colleges’ rankings are determined by using data collected from College Navigator regarding tuition, as well as program information gleaned directly from each institution’s official website. For more sizeable rankings, the methodology used to determine placement is based primarily on tuition but also considers student/faculty, ROI, customization within the degree program both in content and format, and an overall “wow” factor which highlights each program’s unique offerings and sets it apart from the pack.

The site’s remarks for Minot State’s addiction studies program include:

  • “If you’re looking for a well-established low-cost addictions studies program that isn’t afraid to change with the demands of the profession, take a good look at Minot State University’s cheap BS in Addiction Studies. In fact, their program has been around for nearly 30 years, dating back to 1987. A 9-month supervised practicum with the Northwest consortium and the Confluence consortium is required. This hands-on experience will not only put theory into action but also allow students to take the exam necessary to qualify as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. An on-campus Psychology and Addictions Studies student club is also an option for students who want to get involved with like-minded peers. Sample classes include Dynamics of Addiction, Advanced Counseling, Psychopharmacology, and Professional Relations & Ethics. MSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.”

To learn more about Minot State’s addiction studies program, logon to the degree’s ONLINE page. To view Great Value Colleges 23 Most Affordable Bachelor’s Degrees in Addiction Studies for 2020 list, click HERE.

About Minot State University
Minot State University is a public university dedicated to excellence in education, scholarship, and community engagement achieved through rigorous academic experiences, active learning environments, commitment to public service, and a vibrant campus life.

Published: 02/18/20   

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