The Rehabilitation Counseling (RC) concentration leading to a Master of Science degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is a two-year graduate program housed within the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology.
|60 credits (full or part-time)|
|2 years (including 2 summer terms if enrolled full-time)|
|Program starts fall term only|
This program prepares students to practice the profession of rehabilitation counseling and is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). It includes courses on rehabilitation research, foundations of rehabilitation counseling, counseling services, medical and psycho-social aspects of disability, case management, vocational and career development, assessment, job development and placement, rehabilitation science and assistive technology and disability studies.
Graduates meet eligibility criteria for national certification in rehabilitation counseling (i.e., certified rehabilitation counselor, CRC) and the educational requirements for licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.