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The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services master’s program offers a traditional on-campus program as well as a distance-learning online program for professionals actively involved in the field.
Beyond the classroom, students participate in field-site internship experiences and engage in curriculum that emphasizes an exposure to a broad spectrum of rehabilitation services, professional organizations, interdisciplinary professional activities, and advocacy and consumer groups in the field of rehabilitation. Students are required to achieve 100 hours of practicum and 600 hours of an internship.
As a student, you will gain communication and goal-setting skills for the counseling process, and also learn how to utilize self-advocacy, psychological, vocational, social and behavioral interventions. Students are immersed into a curriculum combining academic theory and technique courses with hands-on practical experience.
Alumni of our rehabilitation counseling program may be seen building bridges to recovery and sustainable life in community rehabilitation centers, vocational rehabilitation agencies, Veterans Affairs offices, schools or in addiction clinics, building a bridge to recovery and a sustainable life. Graduates are eligible for national certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC) and state licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in multiple states.