M.A. On Campus

Rehabilitation Counseling

The University of Iowa

12 months
32425 USD/year
32425 USD/year
13478 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in Rehabilitation Counseling is awarded by the Graduate College. It is a nonthesis degree program offered by The University of Iowa. 


The Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education prepares students to facilitate human development across the life span, to advocate for clients and students, and to serve local, national, and international communities through the delivery and creation of state-of-the-art counseling services. 

The master degree in Rehabilitation Counseling is offered by The University of Iowa. The department achieves these goals by advancing knowledge, skills, and attitudes appropriate for effective and ethical professional counseling practice and by conducting and disseminating related research.


  • An on-campus counseling suite serves as a laboratory for training. 
  • In addition, a wide variety of supervised clinical experiences are available in community agencies, schools, and colleges, as well as throughout the University. 
  • Internships may be completed at approved sites nationwide.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Making a Vocational-Educational Choice
  • Parenting and Family Life
  • Family Issues in Giftedness
  • Psychology of Food and Mood
  • Building Leadership and Success at Work
  • Psychology of Body Modification and Self-Image

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted continuously for start in the fall semester.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants)
  • A statement of purpose, including a statement of your personal career objectives
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. If you are admitted, official transcripts will be required before your enrollment
  • Your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service (the University's institutional code is 6681).
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores 
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32425 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32425 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32425 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13478 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13478 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 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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