Rehabilitation counseling is a process whereby the counselor works collaboratively with an individual with a disability to understand existing problems, barriers, and potentials in order to facilitate the client’s effective use of personal and environmental resources for personal, social, career, and community adjustment.
The program is one of the only rehabilitation counselor training programs in the world that requires specialty course work and clinical field experience in assistive technology, in addition to providing comprehensive professional training that emphasizes evidence-based clinical practice, vocational rehabilitation, and disability studies.
After completing 60 credits of coursework and a one-semester internship, students will earn their Master of Science degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Learn more about the Rehabilitation Counseling Program.
Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from a curriculum with a distribution of studies in psychology, counseling, and social sciences, including the completion of the prerequisite courses. Review detailed information on admission requirements and application instructions.
The Rehabilitation Counseling Program curriculum and internship requirements consist of two years of full-time study, including both summer semesters. This provides students with 60 graduate credits towards a Master of Science degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.