The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604 1-800-621-7440 1-312-263-0456 Degree programs are accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC). Phone: 1-703-562-0211 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. For more information about complaints against private colleges and career schools, please contact the office at 1-651-259-3975 or 1-800-657-3866. Licensure Information Graduates of the Master of Arts program meet requirements for licensure in Minnesota for alcohol and drug addiction counseling. Please note: as of July 1, 2008, candidates for Minnesota licensure must hold a bachelor's degree. Licensing requirements are complex and vary from state to state. We encourage all applicants to check with their respective states on specific licensure requirements. Learn more about Licensure by State.