Master Blended

Rehabilitation Counseling

Winston-Salem State University

30 months
19115 USD/year
13987 USD/year
3872 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Earn a master’s degree in the Rehabilitation Counseling program of the Winston-Salem State University, and choose from five concentration areas: rehabilitation counseling, clinical mental health counseling, deaf and hard of hearing, transition, and vocational evaluation.


Rehabilitation counselors assist individuals who are disabled with obtaining competitive employment and achieving independent living goals. Rehabilitation counselors have a multifaceted role that includes vocational services, case management, job development, and placement counseling.

The Rehabilitation Counseling program of the Winston-Salem State University is offered in distance learning. The distance learning format includes a combination of on-line and through asynchronous and synchronous format. Employees of state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, and students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Potential Careers

  • Student Disability Services
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • K-12 Special Education
  • State Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Veteran Affairs
  • College Counseling Centers
  • Private Rehabilitation (insurance, social security, workers compensation, life care planning, disability case management and forensic)
  • Mental Health Counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Research & Program Evaluation Methods
  • Project/Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Family Collaboration/Intervention
  • Psychopathology and Treatment in Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Psychopharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an regionally accredited college or university
  • A recent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
  • A cumulative minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.7
  • An in person interview with graduate faculty, faculty from the Rehabilitation Counseling program, and representatives of public, community, or private rehabilitation.
  • First priority for admission will be given to applicants who currently work as rehabilitation counselors, work in the field of rehabilitative services, or plan to seek employment as rehabilitation counselors.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19115 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19115 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    13987 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13987 USD per year during 30 months.
  • In-State

    3872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3872 USD per year during 30 months.

Living costs for Winston-Salem

864 - 1409 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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