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Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Montana State University Billings

36 months
Duration
12010 USD/year
12010 USD/year
6530 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling degree from Montana State University Billings offers a rigorous curriculum of live and online coursework and fieldwork experiences designed to prepare graduates for state licensure eligibility and national certification.

Overview

Students enrolling in the distance education program in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling come to the Montana State University Billings campus for two classes, REHA 523 Advanced Group Counseling and REHA 590 Prepracticum. These classes are offered summer semester as a hybrid, with three on campus days and the balance online to accommodate working professionals. Practicum and internship experiences can be arranged in local communities with the availability of a qualified supervisor and site. New MSCRMHC students participate in a New Student orientation session during their first year of study.

5 Reasons to Choose MSUB for this Degree

  • Flexible course offerings including online and evenings
  • Fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Graduates find employment in many social service settings
  • Strong Practicum and Internship component
  • WICHE eligible

Careers

Graduates of the program have found employment in state and federal agencies, community based rehabilitation and mental health centers, hospitals and rehabilitation facilities, schools and universities, and other private and public social service organizations. 

MSU Billings' Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program meets the educational requirements necessary to seek licensure/certification in the State of Montana. Information on licensure/certification in other States can be found on the MSUB Provost's web-page.

Graduates from the MSRMHC program often find work as:

  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Mental Health Counselors
  • Chemical Dependency Counselors
  • Therapist

According to career outcomes surveys for MSU Billings Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling master’s graduates, 100% are employed in their field within 9 months of graduation, and recent graduates report an average salary of  $41,114.

Accreditation

The program is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) for Rehabilitation Counseling. 

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Principles of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
  • Individual and Family Response to Disability
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation 
  • Theories of Counseling 
  • Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice 
  • Multicultural/Gender Issues in Counseling 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: MSU Billings has rolling admission, this means prospective students may apply at any time.

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee - $40 for paper applications.
  • Copy of your passport
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Submit your transcripts
  • Submit a course by course transcript evaluation
  • Submit a personal statement
  • Submit your resume (CV)
  • Submit three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Submit entrance examination scores, e.g., Graduate Records Exam (GRE), if required by the admitting department

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12010 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    12010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12010 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    6530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6530 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Billings

945 - 1958 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The annual Graduate Studies Endowment Scholarships in honor of Drs. C. Robert Waterman, Helen Wilson and Robert McRae will be awarded in the spring. Outstanding graduate students will receive $1,000 each for the academic year as Waterman, Wilson and McRae Scholars. Need or current financial aid will not be considered in making these awards.

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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