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Rehabilitation Counseling

Northern Illinois University

24 months
Duration
873 USD/credit 24444 USD/year
504 USD/credit 14112 USD/year
504 USD/credit 14112 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling at Northern Illinois University gives you the counseling, rehabilitation and disability knowledge and essential skills to make better the lives of individuals living with disabilities.

Overview

If you're ready to pursue your graduate degree in rehabilitation counseling, with The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling at Northern Illinois University, you don’t have to wait. We accept applications and supplemental materials for the fall, spring and summer semesters.

After the deadline, the rehabilitation counseling admissions committee will select qualified applicants to participate in pre-admission interviews. Committee members will look for your ability to demonstrate:

  • Relevance of career goals/commitment to working with people with disabilities
  • Aptitude for graduate-level study
  • Potential success in forming effective counseling relationships
  • Respect for cultural difference
  • Openness to self-examination/willingness to take constructive feedback

Why NIU?

Each year, Northern Illinois University welcomes more than 5,000 graduate students from around the world to our vibrant community. We invite you to join us. Explore our wide range of graduate degrees and certificates. Our programs will advance your education and your career, and you'll have outstanding opportunities for research, innovation and hands-on learning.

Our university and individual programs of study rank nationally year after year. NIU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies NIU as a High Research Activity University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Group Counseling 
  • Research Methods in Education 
  • Medical Aspects of Disability 
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Disability 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

56 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed a four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or one with equivalent recognition.
  • Achieved a 2.75 grade point average on a 4.00 scale, or the equivalent.
  • If you received a three-year degree awarded through the Bologna process in Europe or a three-year Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration awarded in India, you are eligible to apply (provided you are seeking admission to the MBA or OMIS program).
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Test scores (if required).
  • Resume or curriculum vitae (optional)
  • Additional materials required by your program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 873 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14112 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14112 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for DeKalb

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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