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Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Alicia Becton, Coordinator, Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Program

The Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling is a 60-unit professional degree program designed to cover two to three years of full-time coursework, including a full semester of internship. The program combines classroom and practical field experiences, which integrates theory and practice of rehabilitation counseling. Upon graduation, all students are expected to be competent in individual and group counseling, case management, medical and psychological aspects of disability, ethics, assessment, independent living philosophy, and all other knowledge domain areas of the Commission on the Certification of Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCC). 

The program is ranked among the top 25 in the country by the U.S. News and World Report and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). Students are eligible to take national exams to become a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) during the last semester of study. Additionally, students are eligible to pursue requirements leading to the Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) credentials.

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