Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in the Field of Rehabilitation Counseling with Licensure Eligibility

The master of arts in education and human development in the field of rehabilitation counseling with licensure eligibility, offered on-campus and online, is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The 60-credit program leads to eligibility for licensure as a professional counselor and for certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC). This is a cohort program where courses are taken in a specific sequence. The program prepares graduates to provide effective counseling and rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities, to help such individuals plan and achieve their personal and rehabilitation goals and live successful, independent lives. Graduates are prepared to work in rehabilitation settings as well as other counseling, mental health, and community settings according to the standards and scope of state licensure regulations.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 60 credits in required courses. In addition, counseling students are required to complete 600 hours as part of their internships (300 hours per course) and 100 hours as part of their practicum. 

CNSL 6151Professional and Ethical Orientation to Counseling
CNSL 6153Counseling Interview Skills
CNSL 6154Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNSL 6155Career Counseling
CNSL 6157Individual Assessment in Counseling
CNSL 6161Group Counseling
CNSL 6163Social and Cultural Dimensions - CNS
CNSL 6171Family Counseling
CNSL 6173Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
CNSL 6174Trauma and Crisis Intervention
CNSL 6185Internship in Counseling
CNSL 6186Advanced Internship in Counseling
CNSL 6269Practicum I in Counseling
CNSL 6270Practicum II in Counseling
CNSL 6376Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling
CNSL 6378Disability Management and Psychosocial Rehabilitation
CNSL 6380Job Placement and Supported Employment
CNSL 6381Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities
EDUC 6114Introduction to Quantitative Research
HDEV 6108Life Span Human Development