Addiction Studies (MRC)

Addiction Studies is a Human Services option designed for people interested in entering or furthering their present level of training in the addictions field. A graduate will have acquired an understanding of the concepts, principles, skills, methods, and techniques needed to work with those whose lives have been seriously affected by addiction or abuse.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment in chemical dependency treatment programs; information, diagnostic, and referral centers; outpatient or follow-up care programs; halfway houses, schools, hospitals, clinics, prisons, social agencies; and programs supported by business, church, and government.

RRCC Cohort

The partnership between Rainy River Community College and Mesabi Range College will allow students in the I. Falls area to complete their program at RRCC. General education courses are delivered face-to-face or online from RRCC instructors, the human services/addiction studies courses are delivered via Interactive Television (ITV) or online through Mesabi Range College.

General education courses that can be taken at RRCC include:

ENGL 1511 College Writing I ENGL 1010 English Composition I
HSER 1465 Drug Use and Abuse HLTH 2010 Chemical Abuse Education
ENGL 1512 College Writing II ENGL 1020 English Composition II
PSYC 2551 General Psychology PSYC 1020 General Psychology
ELECTIVES Work with your Rainy advisor for appropriate course selection.

MRC - Addiction Studies Website and Program Guide