Rehabilitation Counseling - M.Ed.
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
The Master of Education in Rehabilitation Counseling features an interdisciplinary approach that focuses on the inclusion of persons with disabilities into the life of the community. Graduates are employed in vocational rehabilitation settings, mental health and developmental disabilities agencies, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, public and private hospitals, comprehensive rehabilitation centers, correctional facilities, community-based programs, private industry, proprietary rehabilitation and student disability services in higher education.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
The Council on Rehabilitation Education
- Official transcript(s)
- 3.000 undergraduate GPA
- goal statement
- two letters of recommendation
- Questions in Anticipation of Licensure form
English Language Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning a minimum 550 TOEFL score (79 on the Internet-based version), minimum 77 MELAB score, minimum 6.5 IELTS score or minimum 58 PTE Academic score. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website. Effective spring 2018.
For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of key legislation affecting people with disabilities and rehabilitation counselors within an historical context through objective examinations and written analyses.
- Apply decision-making skills and legal standards in resolving ethical dilemmas using actual and hypothetical case examples.
- Demonstrate proficiency in individual and group counseling.
- Understand and apply the principles of effective case management.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the medical, psychosocial, and vocational aspects of disability.
- Demonstrate proficiency with state-of-the-art psychological and vocational assessment strategies.
- Apply skills in applied research and interpretation of standardized assessment results.
- Demonstrate skills in job development and placement.
|CES 68182||CAREER COUNSELING||3|
|EVAL 65510||STATISTICS I FOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICES||3|
|RHAB 57712||INTRODUCTION TO REHABILITATION||3|
|RHAB 67723||MEDICAL INFORMATION FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS||3|
|RHAB 67725||PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF DISABILITY||3|
|RHAB 67728||ADJUSTMENT AND TRAINING GROUPS||3|
|RHAB 67729||MEASUREMENT AND APPRAISAL IN REHABILITATION||3|
|RHAB 67731||INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING TECHNIQUES FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS||3|
|RHAB 67732||OCCUPATIONAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITY||3|
|RHAB 67743||PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION||3|
|RHAB 67744||DRUG AND ALCOHOL REHABILITATION||3|
|RHAB 67776||SEMINAR ON RESEARCH IN DISABILITIES||3|
|RHAB 67792||INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING PRACTICUM IN REHABILITATION||4|
|RHAB 67892||INTERNSHIP: REHABILITATION||6|
|CULT or EPSY Electives, choose from the following:||3|
|FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES|
|MULTICULTURAL EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE AND POLICY|
|ETHICS IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE|
|CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT|
|LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENT|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||53|
- The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree requires a minimum of 32 credit hours of graduate coursework including at least 16 credit hours at the 60000 level or above. A major consisting of 18 or more credit hours in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services is required.
- The program requires two years of study culminating in a semester-long internship under the field supervision of a certified rehabilitation counselor. Faculty members advise students in the development of a curriculum plan that includes required core, foundational, and elective courses. Early and continued exposure to rehabilitation practice is provided as students progress through the program.