36 months
671 USD/credit 20130 USD/year
671 USD/credit 20130 USD/year
444 USD/credit 13320 USD/year
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Our Counseling - Clinical Rehabilitation program at Portland State University prepares graduates to work in a wide variety of clinical mental health and rehabilitation settings with individuals who are psychologically and vocationally adjusting to the disability experience. 

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Our Counseling - Clinical Rehabilitation program at Portland State University is organized around core foundation courses, an intensive on-campus practicum training clinic experience, interpersonal growth experiences, advanced theory and practice courses, and a culminating half-time field internship placement.

Our program’s 90 graduate credits are designed to meet CACREP national accreditation standards for professional counselors and the academic degree requirements to become licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oregon and other states.

What can you do 

Our graduates are eligible to obtain the both Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and the National Certified Counselor certifications as well as licensure as professional counselors. 

Our graduates are employed in public mental health agencies, public and private community counseling agencies, employee assistance programs, day treatment and inpatient hospital settings, private practice, group practice, community colleges, university settings, and public and private vocational rehabilitation agencies. Graduates are employed as counselors at various community mental health agencies and in private practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Interventions
  • Psychopharmacology and Mental Illness 
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Foundation of Rehabilitation Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    20130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    13320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 444 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 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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