Georgia State University

College of Education

Rehabilitation Counseling


33 Gilmer St.

Atlanta, GA 30302

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The rehabilitation program is committed to excellence in the vocational preparation of individuals in a wide variety of rehabilitation and health care settings. The department prepares students for careers in human service and physical and mental health settings such as governmental agencies, rehabilitation centers, non-profit community-based residential and non-residential programs, educational institutions, and private for-profit businesses. The department also prepares professionals who will provide service in managed care, case management, vocational rehabilitation, workers’ compensation, life care planning and related areas. Graduates will also have knowledge and understanding of gender, cultural, ethnic, and physical and cognitive issues as they relate to people with disabilities. Professional issues, the needs of the community, and the needs of persons with disabilities are emphasized throughout the program. In addition, graduates are expected to have a service and research mission to enhance and advance the field of rehabilitation and health care for people with disabilities.


Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) Accredited

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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