The mission of the Counseling - Rehabilitation and Mental Health degree offered by the University of Arizona is to educate professional counselors to work with persons with disabilities as well as children and youth in school settings. Program curriculum draws from foundational content in rehabilitation and mental health counseling.
Through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, data, and action, program graduates will be competent at identifying and overcoming barriers that impede equal access to educational, social, environmental, and career opportunities for all persons. Graduates will be dedicated to promoting and facilitating the personal achievement, empowerment, and quality of life of all the populations we serve.
Dept of Disability & Psychoeducational Studies
The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies is committed to research about and teaching of students with disabilities and special abilities. The department’s research, teaching, and service address current issues in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, and deaf studies. The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies (DPS) is dedicated to advancing human and economic development through the empowerment and effective inclusion of culturally diverse individuals with disabilities and special abilities of all ages.
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Core courses include:
- Counseling Theories
- Multicultural, and Familial Diversity in Counseling
- Counseling Skills and Techniques
- Group Counseling
- Research Methods
- Client Assessment
- Diagnosis & Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
- Medical Aspects of Disability
- Problems of Drug Abuse
- Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues in Counseling
- Practicum: Mental Health
- Counseling with Couples and Families
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesPsychology Counselling Psychology View 608 other Masters in Counselling Psychology in United States
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- Bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA 3.0
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Resumé or CV
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 24 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Tucson
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.