30 months
10490 USD/year
10490 USD/year
2580 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Earn a master’s degree in the Rehabilitation Counseling program at 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 at 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


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5245 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • National

    10490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5245 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • In-State

    2580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1290 USD per semester during 30 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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