M.Ed. On Campus

Rehabilitation Counseling

Kent State University

24 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Education degree in Rehabilitation Counseling offered at the Kent State University 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.

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.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Rehabilitation Counseling program from Kent State University 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Counseling
  • Statistics  For Educational Services
  • Orientation And Ethics: Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Medical Information For Clinical Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Psychosocial Impact Of Disability
  • Adjustment And Training Groups
  • Measurement And Appraisal In Rehabilitation
  • Individual Counseling Techniques For Rehabilitation
  • Counselors And School Psychologists
  • Occupational Aspects Of Disability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline - At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Questions in Anticipation of Licensure form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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