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Rehabilitation Counseling

Wayne State University

12 months
Duration
1527 USD/credit 45810 USD/year
1527 USD/credit 45810 USD/year
705 USD/credit 21150 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts degree program in Rehabilitation Counseling from Wayne State University is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and provides a strong theoretical and clinical foundation in the practice of disability and personal adjustment counseling.

Overview

The following value statements are the foundation of the attitudes, knowledge, and skills taught in all Rehabilitation Counseling degree program courses at Wayne State University.

  • Persons with disabilities should be fully included, accepted and valued in the typical life of the community.
  • The community must take responsibility to accept and accommodate persons with disabilities and help remove physical, social, and emotional barriers, which inhibit or block individuals with disabilities feeling a part of and being included in community activities.
  • Persons with disabilities have the responsibility to learn, adjust, and contribute to the community.
  • Persons with disabilities have the right and capacity for choice, self-determination, and self-advocacy.
  • Interpersonal relationships and networks of support between persons with disabilities and community members are central to quality of life and contributions to the community.
  • Persons with disabilities have the same right as others to lead lives which are productive both occupationally and socially, to live with dignity and respect, and to value themselves and their existence.

Program Goals

The goals of this multi-faceted, interdisciplinary, and competency-based concentration are to:
  • Increase the number of qualified, reflective, and innovative rehabilitation professionals who are committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.
  • Graduate culturally competent rehabilitation professionals who possess the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to provide leadership in the provision of rehabilitation counseling services based on best practices.
  • Enhance the quality of services and optimally the quality of life of individuals with disabilities and their families in partnership with rehabilitation constituencies.

Programme Structure

  • Provide an effective model of rehabilitation graduate education in partnership with rehabilitation constituencies to promote quality rehabilitation services.
  • Prepare qualified, reflective, and innovative rehabilitation professionals who are able to competently work with individuals with disabilities and their families, regardless of the type or severity of disability, or of ethnic, racial or cultural identity.
  • Promote the empowerment, self-determination, economic self-sufficiency, independence, and inclusion in community life of individuals with disabilities.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International applicants must complete the equivalent of a U.S. four-year degree, including all state and external/internal examinations required for the degree. Although a degree in another country may have a name similar to a U.S. degree, this does not necessarily indicate the degree can be accepted as equivalent.Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or its equivalent in upper division coursework.
  • The Graduate School does not require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). However, individual program requirements vary. 
  • Submit your official transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1527 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    45810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1527 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 705 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Detroit

1050 - 1770 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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