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Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling: Working Professionals Program

Illinois Institute of Technology

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1530 USD/credit
1530 USD/credit
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About

This Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling: Working Professionals Program  at Illinois Institute of Technology is an option that allows individuals interested in the completing the M.S. in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program to do so on a part-time basis. 

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Overview

Typically these are people who are currently working and providing direct services in the field to persons with chronic illness, disability, and/or mental health issues.

Content

The  Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling: Working Professionals Program  at Illinois Institute of Technology is designed so you can graduate in three-years while maintaining full-time employment. Many courses are offered in the evening and via distance education, and the required fieldwork experiences are often completed (with approval) at your qualifying place of employment. 

The typical Illinois Tech working professional student has a desire to learn more about state-of-the-art research and evidence-based practices in rehabilitation and mental health counseling.

Programme Structure

  • Licensure and certification are important for working professionals and their career advancement. As an Illinois Tech Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling graduate, you will be eligible to become a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), a distinguished certification recognized nationwide. 
  • You will also be eligible for counseling licensure as a Professional Counselor and a Clinical professional Counselor within the state of Illinois. Illinois accepts the CRC examination as a qualifying professional counselor licensure exam.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

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.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.

  • Academic requirements: GPA of at least 3.0.
  • GMAT or GRE is required: GRE/GMAT is required, apart from Master of Public Administration.
  • Personal Statement required
  • Letter of Recommendation is suggested, but not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1530 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1530 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

$1,530-$1,725 per credit, most programs require 30 credits.

Funding

  • When choosing a college, it’s important to consider not just the cost of the education, but also its long-term value. Attending IIT is an enriching experience that creates opportunities for your future, whether in undergraduate/graduate study, the workplace, or daily life. As well there are opportunities to receive
  • At IIT, more than 97 percent of students receive some type of financial aid, whether it be need-based, merit-based, or both. There are also scholarship opportunities that can cover most of your college expenses.

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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