M.A., Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Rehabilitation Counseling;
Format: Campus, Online
The primary goals of the rehabilitation counselor are to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their goals in life by assisting them to identify their strengths and weaknesses, build on their assets, enhance their abilities, and positively alter the environments in which they function.
The mission of the Rehabilitation Counseling graduate program is to provide the full array of a sequenced and integrated course of professional study that prepares graduates with the needed knowledge, competencies, values and professional identity to provide individuals with significant disabilities with the assistance and opportunities that they need to achieve high quality employment and independence in their communities.
As a whole, our students are heavily recruited by agencies within and outside of the region. Many students have job offers prior to graduation and virtually all of our students find employment shortly after graduation. Many of our graduates have become leading figures in human services management in New England.
It is required that students entering this program have a baccalaureate degree and at least fifteen semester hours of undergraduate course work in the behavioral and social sciences. Recommended courses include human anatomy and physiology, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology, and statistics. A 2.75 overall undergraduate cumulative grade point average is required.
# of Credits Required:
50 - 68
International Student Requirements:
TOEFL Scores: A minimum TOEFL score of 540 (paper based test) or 200 (computer based test) is required. As an alternative, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 is required.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
543 for on campus, 408 online USD
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 1,000 - 4,999