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Rehabilitation Counseling

Virginia Commonwealth University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
27971 USD/year
14497 USD/year
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About

The VCU Department of Rehabilitation Counseling serves as a national leader in the professional preparation of certified rehabilitation counselors who will exercise skill and competence on a high ethical level and with personal integrity.

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Overview

The department seeks to perpetuate active programs of research and service and maintain high levels of teaching competence. In partnership with students, community agencies and consumer and professional organizations, the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling endeavors to enhance the personal, social and economic independence of individuals with disabilities.

Student learning outcomes:

  • Satisfactorily practice in a legal and ethical manner
  • Satisfactorily practice with individuals and groups
  • Satisfactorily practice rehabilitation case management
  • Satisfactorily show knowledge of career development
  • Satisfactorily identify/use assessment information
  • Satisfactorily practice job development/placement
  • Satisfactorily use information from rehabilitation research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Addiction Counseling
  • RIntroduction to Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Theories of Professional Counseling
  • Group Counseling Theories and Techniques
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Career Counseling and Job Placement
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Case Management
  • Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Counseling Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
  • Personal statement submitted with the online application.
  • $70 application fee.
  • T​​hree reference letters submitted through the online application.
  • Transcripts from each institution you attended are required. 
  • Official test scores, if required by your program.
  • Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27971 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14497 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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