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

The master of arts in education and human development (M.A. Ed.&H.D.) in the field of rehabilitation counseling degree program prepares highly knowledgeable students to become professional practitioners assisting persons who are physically, mentally, emotionally, or socially disabled to become empowered and to assume or to resume their place in society. This program leads to licensure and public and private employment opportunities.

Areas of concentration include autism spectrum disorder, traumatic brain injury, and psychiatric disabilities and substance abuse.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

Visit the program website for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: A minimum of 48 credits or 50 credits for the specialization in the rehabilitation of individuals who are mentally ill.

Regular program

Required
CNSL 6130Vocational Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
or CNSL 6157 Individual Assessment in Counseling
CNSL 6151Professional and Ethical Orientation to Counseling
CNSL 6153Counseling Interview Skills
CNSL 6154Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNSL 6155Career Counseling
CNSL 6161Group Counseling
CNSL 6163Social/Cultural Dimensions-Cns
CNSL 6185Practicum/Internship in Counseling
CNSL 6186Advanced Internship in Counseling
CNSL 6376Foundations/Practicum: Rehabilitation and Case Management
CNSL 6378Disability Management and Psychosocial Rehabilitation
CNSL 6380Job Placement and Supported Employment
CNSL 6381Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities
EDUC 6114Introduction to Quantitative Research
or EDUC 6116 Introduction to Educational Statistics
Electives
Six credits of electives selected in consultation with advisor

Optional concentrations are available in autism and spectrum disorders, substance abuse and psychiatric disabilities, and traumatic brain injury.

Specialization in the rehabilitation of individuals who are mentally ill 

Students who are admitted to the program with a specialization in the rehabilitation of individuals who are mentally ill must complete 50 credits of the following:

EDUC 6114Introduction to Quantitative Research
CNSL 6100Special Workshop
CNSL 6101Research and Independent Study
CNSL 6130Vocational Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities
CNSL 6151Professional and Ethical Orientation to Counseling
CNSL 6153Counseling Interview Skills
CNSL 6154Theories and Techniques of Counseling
CNSL 6155Career Counseling
CNSL 6161Group Counseling
CNSL 6163Social/Cultural Dimensions-Cns
CNSL 6173Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
CNSL 6185Practicum/Internship in Counseling
CNSL 6186Advanced Internship in Counseling
CNSL 6376Foundations/Practicum: Rehabilitation and Case Management
CNSL 6378Disability Management and Psychosocial Rehabilitation
CNSL 6380Job Placement and Supported Employment
CNSL 6381Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities