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Rehabilitation Counseling

Michigan State University

24 months
Duration
27792 USD/year
27792 USD/year
14144 USD/year
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About

Rehabilitation Counseling at Michigan State University is a profession devoted to enhancing the quality of life of individuals who have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. Rehabilitation counselors provide counseling and other coordinated services to such individuals in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors of rehabilitation practice.

Overview

The mission of the Michigan State University Master of Arts (MA) Rehabilitation Counseling Program is to promote the effective delivery of rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities by providing graduates who have demonstrated through academic achievement the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to provide rehabilitation services to individuals with physical, mental, and/or emotional needs.

The objectives of the Michigan State University Master of Arts (MA) Rehabilitation Counseling Program are to provide students with the opportunity to:

  • Acquire a sound, basic education in rehabilitation;
  • Develop the lifelong habit of updating skills and professionalism;
  • Develop a commitment to assist individuals with disabilities in using their own resources and opportunities to meet their developmental, vocational, and educational needs;
  • Nourish a commitment to individual human values;
  • Exercise skills and competencies on a high ethical level and with personal integrity; and
  • Maintain a critical, questioning, and exploratory attitude.
  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the personal, social, vocational, and psychological needs of persons with disabilities.
  • Develop a strong knowledge of disability and rehabilitation service related community, social, and environmental needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Career Counseling
  • Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Cognitive and Psychological Aspects of Disability
  • Social and Environmental Aspects of Rehabilitation
  • Employment Strategies for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Professional Issues in Rehabilitation Counseling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field from an accredited institution, with a grade point average of 3.00 (B) or better in the last two years of undergraduate study.
  • A written statement of academic goals and career objectives that is 1-2 pages single-spaced, typed in length, that describes the applicant’s professional goals as they relate to the MA program in Rehabilitation Counseling.
  • Three letters of recommendation, with at least two from professors and/or employers.
  • Scores from the Graduate Record Examination General Test if the applicant’s grade point average is below 3.00.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14144 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for East Lansing

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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