You're drawn to addiction counseling because you want to help. With a degree from the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies you can be confident that your job prospects will be strong. Employment of substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors is projected to grow 22 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Our graduates are quickly employed. Among the class of 2015, 97% of those seeking employment were employed within 6 months of graduation. Treatment centers across the nation recruit our graduates. Visit our campus anytime during the week, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Central Time. During your campus visit we will arrange for you to sit in on a class, meet currently enrolled students, take a tour, and discuss financial aid options. To learn more about which program best fits your personal and professional goals, contact the Graduate School by phone 1-651-213-4175, or email us at GraduateSchool@HazeldenBettyFord.edu. We will explain our programs and walk you through the application process. Graduate students are eligible to receive the following types of federal loans: Federal Direct Unsubsidized Federal Direct Grad Plus - You are required to apply for this loan. A credit check will be performed to either approve or deny the loan. If the loan is denied, you can use a credit worthy endorser. The first step in applying for federal student loans is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.