30 months
18024 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Counselor Education - Rehabilitation Counseling program at Florida International University prepares professionals who can effectively deliver rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities.

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Counselor Education - Rehabilitation Counseling  at Florida International University emphasizes the empowerment of individuals with disabilities to maximize employability, attain economic self-sufficiency, independence, inclusion, and integration into American society.

A rehabilitation counselor evaluates and coordinates needed services to assist people with disabilities in coping with the limitations caused by such factors as cognitive and learning difficulties, environmental and societal discrimination, and barriers psychological conflict/distress, or loss of physical/functional ability.

Program outcomes

Along with mastering the techniques and skills that will help you become a qualified counselor, you will learn how to work with individuals with disabilities and chronic disorders being served in community settings, state vocational rehabilitation agencies and private rehabilitation centers. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to become a nationally certified Rehabilitation Counselor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Educational-Vocational Counseling
  • Counseling Skills and Techniques
  • Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues in Counseling
  • Advanced Counseling and Consultation in Community Settings
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Human Sexuality Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Counseling: Principles and Practices
  • Medical Aspects of Disability
  • Psychological/Sociological Aspects of Disability
  • Service Delivery and Case Management in Rehabilitation Counseling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: 3.0 in the last 60 credits of undergraduate work
  • GRE: Not Required
  • Applicant Statement/Letter of Intent: Autobiographical sketch required
  • Letters of Recommendation: Required, 3 Letters
  • Resume
  • Interview by the Admissions Committee (applicant will be contacted by committee if selected)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18024 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9012 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 30 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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