Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services

University of Idaho

24 months
26988 USD/year
9352 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Rehabilitation counselors work to help people with physical, mental, emotional and other disabilities live full, productive, independent lives.


The profession demands a specialized expertise with a broad understanding of the medical and psychosocial effects of a disability in professional, social and family environments. In this program, you will examine human behavior, study assessment and diagnosis strategies, and learn counseling techniques for various types of rehabilitation cases.

Graduates of the program are eligible for national certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC) and state licensure as a professional counselor (LPC). You could work in a state or federal agencies, rehabilitation center, residential care facilities, hospitals, corrections facilities, community mental health clinics, substance abuse program, or private practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Applications of Counseling
  • Professional Issues, Ethics and Law in Counseling 
  • Social and Cultural Foundations 
  • Legislative and Philosophical Foundations in Working w/PWD 
  • Assessment in Rehabilitation
  • Human Growth and Development 
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Medical/Physical Aspects of Rehabilitation 
  • Diagnosis and Case Conceptualization
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Disability 
  • Psychopharmacology 
  • Practicum 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).
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

Admission requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13494 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4676 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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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Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services
University of Idaho