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Rehabilitation Counseling

General

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Program Title

Rehabilitation Counseling

Degree Designation

MS

Award Type

Masters

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling prepares students to become highly effective and competent counselors in working with people with disabilities and diverse client populations. The program equips students with professional understanding, knowledge, and skills needed to assist adolescents and adults with disabilities in achieving their maximum level of independence and functioning. Students will gain competency in navigating a global society with cultural fluency.

College/School

College of Health and Wellness Professions

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Other requirements applicants MUST complete prior to admission.

The GRE is not required.

Required GPA for graduation

3

Minimum Course Grade Applies To

All courses in this program

Number of credits in program

60-66

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Gain knowledge and skills to counsel diverse populations effectively with cultural fluency.

Outcome

Understanding of one’s own beliefs, values, attitudes, and acculturative experiences and the interactions that these have within the development of multicultural competence through experiential activities.

Outcome

Develop competence in working with various cultures and subcultures in numerous types of treatment settings and various modalities (individual, family, group, and community treatment interventions) through an applied understanding of the various aspects of cultural identity and the interaction of such identity within the context of counseling.

Outcome

Attain knowledge to work with adolescents and adults, both in the private and public sectors, to assist them in achieving their maximum level of independence and functioning.

Outcome

Participate in local, state, national and global professional activities to develop intercultural skills through disability advocacy.

Outcome

Reinforce knowledge, understanding, and a professional attitude.

Outcome

Synthesize current evidence-based practices and participate in the research process.

Outcome

Develop self-understanding and preparation for doctoral-level training, licensure or certification.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8146

Program Code

7504