2019-2020 Catalog

Combined Program in Counseling with a Rehabilitation Emphasis

Admission Requirements

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:

  1. 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.  
  2. 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
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all undergraduate work.
  4. 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.

Degree Requirements

  1. Completion of an additional 24 undergraduate credits during or after the senior year.
  2. Completion of at least 60 credits of graduate course work, including:
    COUN 502Professional Issues in Counseling1
    COUN 506Rehabilitation Counseling: Foundations and Ethical Issues3
    COUN 507Life-Span Development in Counseling3
    COUN 510Counseling Methods3
    COUN 514Rehabilitation Counseling: Assessment and Evaluation3
    COUN 515Methods of Research3
    COUN 518Group Theory and Process3
    COUN 519Career Counseling3
    COUN 520Diagnostic and Prevention Strategies in Counseling3
    COUN 529Dynamics of Addiction3
    COUN 530Theories of Counseling, Personality and Development3
    COUN 531Psychology of Women, Gender and Development3
    COUN 532Multicultural Counseling3
    COUN 533Couples And Family Counseling3
    COUN 534Child and Adolescent Counseling 3
    COUN 569Child and Adolescent Cognitive and Personality Assessment 3
    COUN 580Counseling Practicum4
  3. Completion of 8 credits of COUN 588 Rehabilitation Counseling Internship.
  4. Completion of COUN 995 Scholarly Project (1 cr.), COUN 997 Independent Study (2 cr.) or COUN 998 Thesis (4 cr.).

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