12 months
6520 USD/year
6520 USD/year
5520 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Graduates of the Rehabilitation Counseling program from Jackson State University provide mental health, school and rehabilitation counseling, and psychometric services in schools, mental health centers, hospitals, and public and private rehabilitation agencies. 


Key facts

The Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation and Psychometric Services, which offers graduate level training for aspiring counselors and psychometrist, received national accreditation for it's Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).  

Students who complete the Rehabilitation Counseling program from Jackson State University meet the criteria required to apply for counselor licensing.

Our counselors address social problems, assist consumers in productive living, and meet the needs of citizens with disabilities in the state of Mississippi.

The faculty regularly engages in research and scholarly endeavors. Student research is strongly encouraged with opportunities for students to present scholarly papers at professional conferences and to publish with faculty. Each student is encouraged to become a member of the international counseling academic honor society, Chi Sigma Iota, Beta Omicron Chapter.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rehabilitation 
  • Medical Information 
  • Psychological Aspects of Rehab 
  • Research in Rehabilitation
  • Seminar in Rehabilitation 
  • Multicultural Counseling Rehab 
  • Vocational Appraisal

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

  • Application for Admission. Click here to access the Graduate School Application.
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee. Applications will not be processed without payment of the application fee. Payment is made by  using a credit/debit card at the time of application.  Application payments are processed as part of the application.
  • A satisfactory TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS score 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3260 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2760 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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