Combined Program in Counseling with a Rehabilitation Emphasis
The deadline for a completed application to be received in the School of Graduate Studies is February 1. In addition to the admission requirements for the Counseling Master’s program, a completed application must include the following:
- A plan of study must be filed which demonstrates when course requirements will be taken to meet the requirements or the major or minor in Rehabilitation and Human Services and the MA in Counseling is required as part of the application process to this Combined Degree program. Individuals who are obtaining the BS degree in RHS are not required to complete RHS 997 - Internship in Rehabilitation, but are required to complete Coun 588 - Rehabilitation Counseling Internship. With this exception, all other requirements of the RHS major or minor and the Coun MA degree must be met.
Part I - Essential Studies Requirements Part II - College of EHD Requirements Part III - Core Curriculum for RHS Majors (except RHS 497) Part IV - Extra-Departmental Requirements for RHS Majors Part V - One 10-credit Concentration for RHS Majors For RHS Minors - 15 Credits of Required Courses and 5 Credits of Listed Electives
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all undergraduate work.
- Written statement of interest in Rehabilitation Counseling as a profession.
Students are granted approved admission status in the School of Graduate Studies when they have completed a total of 125 undergraduate credits with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. This program allows students to designate two three-credit graduate courses to count for both degrees. These courses would be COUN 514 Rehabilitation Counseling: Assessment and Evaluation and COUN 519 Career Counseling.
The B.S. degree and the minor in Rehabilitation and Human Services, along with the M.A. degree in Counseling are granted at the same time. In the event that a student does not complete the graduate degree, the B.S. degree is granted only after the completion of 120 credits, including an approved rehabilitation internship.
- Completion of an additional 24 undergraduate credits during or after the senior year.
- Completion of at least 60 credits of graduate course work, including:
COUN 502 Professional Issues in Counseling 1 COUN 506 Rehabilitation Counseling: Foundations and Ethical Issues 3 COUN 507 Life-Span Development in Counseling 3 COUN 510 Counseling Methods 3 COUN 514 Rehabilitation Counseling: Assessment and Evaluation 3 COUN 515 Methods of Research 3 COUN 518 Group Theory and Process 3 COUN 519 Career Counseling 3 COUN 520 Diagnostic and Prevention Strategies in Counseling 3 COUN 529 Dynamics of Addiction 3 COUN 530 Theories of Counseling, Personality and Development 3 COUN 531 Psychology of Women, Gender and Development 3 COUN 532 Multicultural Counseling 3 COUN 533 Couples And Family Counseling 3 COUN 534 Child and Adolescent Counseling 3 COUN 569 Child and Adolescent Cognitive and Personality Assessment 3 COUN 580 Counseling Practicum 4
- Completion of 8 credits of COUN 588 Rehabilitation Counseling Internship.
- Completion of COUN 995 Scholarly Project (1 cr.), COUN 997 Independent Study (2 cr.) or COUN 998 Thesis (4 cr.).