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Rehabilitation Counseling

24 months
440 USD/year
440 USD/year
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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. 


Key Features

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 Rehabilitation Counseling program at The University of Alabama 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

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


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


59 SCH



Academic requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application form
  • Application fee payment
  • Statement of purpose
  • Unofficial admission scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT or MCAT; if required by the department)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Language scores (non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 440 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 440 USD per year during 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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