M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling

General

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Program Description

The M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling program is committed to improving the lives of persons with disabilities by providing qualified professional rehabilitation counselors trained in the current best practices of rehabilitation services to work in public and private agencies serving a diverse state and nation.

On July 1, 2017, the Council for Rehabilitation Education, the accrediting body of this rehabilitation counseling program, merged with the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

Program Benefits

The program fulfills the educational requirements for the two levels of licensure as a professional counselor Illinois: Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Graduates of the Rehabilitation Counseling program can also obtain Certified Rehabilitation Counseling certification.

Career Opportunities

The M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling prepares you for careers in areas such as:

  • State vocational rehabilitation offices
  • -Veterans Affairs Administration
  • -Social Security Administration
  • Mental health systems
  • Developmental disability agencies
Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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