Rehabilitation Counseling M.A.

Degree Requirements — 60 Credits

Required Major Credits — 48 hours

HRS 580 Rehabilitation Principles and Case Management (3) 
HRS 581 Vocational Evaluation and Assessment of People with Disabilities (3) 
HRS 585 Occupational Information and Job Placement (3)
HRS 604 Family, Cultural and Psychological Aspects of Disability (3) 
HRS 605 Medical Aspects of Disability (3) 
HRS 610 Interpretation and Evaluation of Behavioral Research (3)
HRS 630 Human Services Counseling Theories and Techniques (3) 
HRS 631 Group Processes in Rehabilitation (3) 
HRS 692 Clinical Internship in Rehabilitation (15)
(Must be completed in an approved rehabilitation counseling setting)
HRS 694 Supervised Counseling in Human Services (6)
PSY 530 Life Span Developmental Psychology (3)

Elective Credits — 12 hours

APCE 624 Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse (3)
EDSE 541 Introduction to Visual Impairment and Deaf-Blindness (3)
EDSE 546 Principles of Orientation and Mobility (3)
EDSE 548 Medical and Educational Implications of Visual Impairments (3)
GERO 555 Grant Development and Administration (3)
HRS 650 Human Resources System (3)


To complete requirements for rehabilitation counseling, 12 semester hours of electives, approved by the faculty advisor, must be taken.

The required major courses are offered online, during the evenings, and in a weekend workshop format in order to accommodate the academic needs of adult learners

Passing the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) national examination is required for successful completion of the Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.

The master's program is fully accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and qualifies students to obtain the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) designation.