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Rehabilitation Counseling

The University of Alabama

M.A. Online
24 months
Duration
394 USD/credit
394 USD/credit
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About

Learn to provide quality counseling services for individuals with disabilities and their families by earning your degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from The University of Alabama. 

Overview

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the field to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than average for all career fields.

This program is offered fully online and adheres to the learning standards set by the Council on Rehabilitation Education. The University of Alabama’s Rehabilitation Counseling program ranks in the top 10 according to BestColleges.com.

While enrolled in the program, you will enjoy active learning opportunities and a curriculum complete with live class lectures and clinical experiences. Upon graduation you will be prepared to work in public and private settings, rural and urban communities and address a diverse array of needs.

The MA in Rehabilitation Counseling is a 48-credit-hour program, including six (6) credit hours of internship. The program is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and graduates are eligible for national certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Counseling: Theory and Process
  • Career Development
  • Counseling Skills
  • Group: Process and Procedures
  • Orientation to Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Medical, Functional, and Environmental Aspects of Disability
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Individual and Group Appraisal
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Life Span Development
  • Advanced Seminar - Substance Abuse
  • Practicum in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Internship in Rehabilitation Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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.
3

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicant data sheet and statement of purpose
  • One transcript for each U.S. or international institution of higher education
  • Admissions test scores less than five years old 
  • The application fee is $65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and $80 for international applicants
  • Three letters of recommendation. 
  • Additional application materials (e.g., portfolios, writing samples, responses to essay questions, etc.) required by individual departments
  • International applicants must submit one certified copy in the native language along with certified precise word-for-word English translations of all transcripts, diplomas, and certificates of degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    394 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 394 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    394 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 394 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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