M.Sc. On Campus

Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

12 months
29628 USD/year
29628 USD/year
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By studying Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling at Illinois Institute of Technology, you'll gain the skills needed to serve individuals with a diverse array of mental health or disability-related problems impacting the individual and the family in a variety of clinical settings and with respect for the influences of multicultural factors such as race, gender, and sexual orientation.


Program Overview

The Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program at the Illinois Institute of Technology teaches future counselors the skills to provide both mental health and rehabilitation service delivery. With this degree, you'll be equipped to address broad mental health and disability-related issues in clinical settings, with respect for multicultural factors.

Career Opportunities

In addition to preparing you for practice in clinical mental health counseling, you will receive specialized training for a career in the rapidly growing field of rehabilitation counseling. This program prepares rehabilitation and mental health counselors for employment in:
  • Community mental health facilities
  • State, federal, and private rehabilitation agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Correctional institutions
  • Public schools
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Organizations serving individuals with physical, psychiatric, mental, social, or emotional disabilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychiatric rehabilitation
  • Counseling theory
  • Individual and group counseling skills
  • Assessment in rehabilitation and mental health counseling
  • Diagnosis of mental disorders
  • Evidence-based treatment of mental disorders
  • Job placement
  • Medical and psychosocial aspects of disability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

Applications are accepted for the fall and spring terms, and are considered on a rolling basis. Minimum requirements for admission include:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 18 credit hours in psychology or a closely related field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Three letters of recommendation (two academic, one employer)
  • Professional statement
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (transcripts must be uploaded into the online application system)

Tuition Fee

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    29628 USD/year
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    29628 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29628 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


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