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Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Doraville, GA, United States
Mercer University's Master of Science program in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling prepares candidates to provide rehabilitation services aimed at helping individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential.

Overview

This program empowers individuals to make informed choices, to help individuals achieve positive mental health, and to maximize opportunities for economic independence.

During the program students will draw on knowledge from several fields, develop advanced expertise, conduct research and assume leadership roles. The M.S. in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling program is offered at Mercer's Atlanta Campus, and students are admitted three times per year in August, January, and May.   

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to:

  • Understand and follow the Code of Professional Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Understand the laws that affect individuals with disabilities and will be able to advocate for the rights of those individuals
  • Understand the concept of choice, self-advocacy and self-determinations, and promote these concepts throughout the rehabilitation process
  • Demonstrate the ability to practice counseling techniques, job placement skills, and career strategies that will assist individuals with disabilities to develop the skills and competencies they need to function effectively in society

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Group Process and Procedures 
  • Counseling Skills & Techniques I 
  • Counseling Theory 
  • Ethics and Professional Issues 
  • Case Management and Consultation 
  • Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Medical Aspects of Disability

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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).

General Requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • $35 Non-refundable Application Fee ($100 for International Applicants)
  • MAT or GRE Test Score
  • Unofficial MAT or GRE Test Score
  • Transcripts from All Previously Attended Institutions 
  • Background Check
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Current Résumé
  • Goal Stateme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 620 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 620 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 620 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Doraville

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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