​​​​​​​​​​​​​Program Description

CMU’s substance abuse education minor is about learning how to help others. It can be combined with a major such as social work, psychology or education. You’ll gain the skills and tools needed to prevent, intervene upon and treat substance abuse.​​

Put Your Degree to Work

Substance abuse education minors go on to pursue careers in counseling, group facilitation, and outreach and community program coordination.

​U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sample data

JobMedian PayJob Growth through ​2022​
Community service manager$59,970 per year21% (27,700 more jobs)
Social worker$44,200 per year19% (114,100 more jobs)
Substance abuse counselor$38,520 per year31% (28,200 more jobs)

For More Information

Visit the College of Health Professions website​ or contact:

School of Health Sciences
Health Professions Building 2219
Email: helme1lm@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3541​