12 months
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Counseling and Mental Health program from University of Arizona prepares students to become certified rehabilitation counselors, certified school counselors, and licensed associate counselors.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The mission of the Counseling and Mental Health program from University of Arizona is to educate professional counselors to work with persons with disabilities as well as children and youth in school settings. 

Program curriculum draws from foundational content in rehabilitation, school, and mental health counseling. Through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, data, and action, program graduates will be competent at identifying and overcoming barriers that impede equal access to educational, social, environmental, and career opportunities for all persons. 

Personal Achievement

Graduates will be dedicated to promoting and facilitating the personal achievement, empowerment, and quality of life of all the populations we serve.The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies (DPS) is dedicated to advancing human and economic development through the empowerment and effective inclusion of culturally diverse individuals with disabilities and special abilities of all ages. 

This is accomplished by conducting research to further knowledge and understanding of abilities, disabilities, adaptations, interventions, and support systems; preparing professionals to educate and facilitate the development of individuals with disabilities and special abilities; and providing leadership at the local, state, national, and international levels. 


As a counselor, you will engage in relationships that empower diverse population groups, including children, adolescents, adults, and individuals with disabilities. Depending on your selected area of emphasis, you may work in school or rehabilitation settings, as well as other environments that include:

  • Mental health treatment programs
  • Substance abuse treatments centers
  • Hospitals
  • Prisons
  • Private practice

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Rehabilitation
  • Vocational Planning and Placement
  • Psychosocial and Familial Aspects of Disability
  • Practicum Rehabilitation Specialty
  • Counseling over the Lifespan
  • Career Development and Advanced Educational Planning for School Counselors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Requirements
  • English Proficiency Requirements (Tests, Conditional, Exemptions)
  • Financial Guarantee and Visa Information
  • Health Insurance
  • Eligibility to Participate in Coursework (Citizens of Iran)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10063 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5969 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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