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Rehabilitation Counseling, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
, CO,
The Rehabilitation Counseling master’s program at the University of Northern Colorado is one of the top programs of its kind in the United States. Accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), the 60-credit-hour degree program is known for its exceptional classroom teachers who are also recognized experts and seasoned researchers in the field of Rehabilitation Counseling.

About

In recognition of our program’s quality, the U.S. Department of Education recently awarded UNC a five-year, $938,705 federal grant to train rehabilitation counselors at the master’s level.

As a student in this master’s program, you'll take part in a supervised practicum in our Rehabilitation Counseling Clinic, where you'll get actual experience counseling clients under observation and supervision. In addition, you will complete 600 clock hours of internship, including 240 hours in direct service to people with disabilities. Rehabilitation counselors make a real difference in the lives of people with disabilities, and UNC graduates stand out in the field. In recent years, 93 percent of our graduates have passed the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam, and 100 percent have found employment in their field.

Programme Structure

  • Rehabilitation Principles and Case Management
  • Vocational Evaluation and Assessment of People with Disabilities
  • Occupational Information and Job Placement
  • Medical Aspects of Disability

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    146

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    140

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    3.5

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or University or a comparable degree from a foreign
  • A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale on the most recent 60 credit hours completed.
  • If applicable, take a standardized test: GRE, GMAT or MCAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT

Minimum GRE Score:

  • 140 Quantitative
  • 146 Verbal Reasoning
  • Combined score of at least 297
  • Analytic Writing 3.5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1042 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1042 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    490 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 490 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 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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