Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

Mercer University

24 months
5724 USD/year
5724 USD/year
5724 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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.


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.   


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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

    5724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5724 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5724 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    5724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5724 USD per year and a duration of 24 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
Mercer University