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Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Illinois Institute of Technology

12 months
Duration
1614 USD/credit 48420 USD/year
1614 USD/credit 48420 USD/year
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About

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.

Overview

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

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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  • International

    48420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1614 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1614 USD per credit 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.

Funding

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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