Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling

Rehabilitation Counseling with Licensure Eligibility (60 credits)

The master of arts in education and human development in the field of rehabilitation counseling with licensure eligibility degree program (offered on-campus and online) is accredited by CACREP, and as such, it is comprised of 60 credit hours and leads to eligibility for Licensure as a Professional Counselor. Students graduating from this program are eligible also for Certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). This is a cohort program where courses are taken in a specific sequence and characterized by offering 16 didactic courses and four experiential courses (Practicum and Internship). This program prepares graduates to provide effective counseling and rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities to help them plan and achieve their personal and rehabilitation goals as well as to be able to live a successful independent life. This degree prepares graduates to work in rehabilitation settings as well as other counseling, mental health and community settings according to the standards and scope of state licensure regulations.

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Rehabilitation Counseling (48 credits, online only)

The master of arts in education and human development in the field of rehabilitation counseling degree program meets the requirements for Certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), and is accredited by Middle States. It prepares highly knowledgeable graduates as professional rehabilitation counseling practitioners able to assist persons with physical, mental, emotional, and other disabilities to become empowered and live a full, integrated, and independent life across all areas of life (personal, family, and work). Students graduating from this program can obtain employment in public, non-profit, and private rehabilitation settings. This program contains 14 didactic courses and two experiential (Practicum and Internship).

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