MS Rehabilitation Counseling

MS Rehabilitation Counseling

The program in rehabilitation was established in 1966 and has a proud legacy of educating graduate students interested in providing rehabilitation services, counseling, and mental health related services. The program is nationally accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) since 1975. All program faculty members are nationally certified rehabilitation counselors. Rehabilitation counseling services are  provided to all age groups who have rehabilitation needs; they are available in public human services programs, private practice settings; and a variety of educational and health-related settings. Our curriculum is designed for students who desire to assist individuals with physical, mental, or emotional limitations.

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What can you do with a degree in Rehabilitation Counseling?

  • Vocational rehabilitation counselor
  • Counselor/Therapist
  • Placement specialist
  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Substance Abuse
  • Vocational rehabilitation counselor
  • Counselor/Therapist
  • EAP Counselor
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Vocational Evaluator

Clubs

  • Graduate Student Advisory Council 
  • Rehabilitation Club

Requirements and Courses

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Miller Analogy exam minimum score of 400; GRE minimum score of 181
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Complete admission interview with program faculty
  • Complete 60 hours of required courses
  • Complete practicum and internship
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Assistantships 

  • Currently onr graduate research assistant position
  • Minimum stipend approximately $7200 for fall/spring semesters
  • Must work 20 hrs. per week
  • Full tuition waiver each semester (must pay fees)
  • Subsidized graduate assistant health insurance available
  • Must apply at http://www.emporia.edu/grad/graduateassistants/