Graduate Certificate in Job Development and Placement

Offered online and on campus

The graduate certificate in job development and placement is ideal for a variety of professionals in state, federal, nonprofit, and community-based rehabilitation. Students delve into the social and cultural dimensions of rehabilitation counseling, as well as job development and job placement methods and techniques. The curriculum provides specialized experiential learning opportunities by integrating classroom course work with hands-on experience through a required 50-hour practicum.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled:  12 credits in required courses.

CNSL 6130Vocational Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
or SPED 6230 Vocational Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
CNSL 6163Social and Cultural Dimensions - CNS
CNSL 6376Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling
CNSL 6380Job Placement and Supported Employment

In addition to the required coursework, students are required to complete a 50-hour supervised practicum in a vocational rehabilitation agency (public or community partner program) to gain job development and job placement experience. The practicum must be completed within one year from date of entry to the program in order for the student to complete all requirements in the allowed period and receive the certificate. Students should consult with the program coordinator and/or academic advisor prior to beginning the practicum.