Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
Dr. Carol Rankin, Coordinator, Rehabilitation Counseling Program
The Master of Science in Rehabilitation 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 13 in the country by the U.S. News and World Report and is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). Students are eligible to take the national exam to become a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) during the last semester of study.