Feb 05, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2011-12 
    
Graduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling/Teaching


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Advisor: Jennipher Wiebold
4475 CHHS

The Rehabilitation Counseling option is a 53 credit hour program designed to prepare generalist rehabilitation counselors for employment in public and private rehabilitation settings serving persons with disabilities. The rehabilitation counseling program incorporates academic coursework in small’n’research design and analysis, services for persons with disabilities, computer technology in rehabilitation, job development and placement, psychosocial aspects of disability, medical and functional aspects of disability, and foundations of rehabilitation counseling. The program includes a community bases clinical practicum and a 600 hour supervised rehabilitation counseling internship in vocational rehabilitation employment related settings. Students who complete the program will have met the academic degree requirements to be eligible to apply for licensure as professional counselors in the state of Michigan and for national rehabilitation counselor certification through the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. This program is offered in collaboration with the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies. The rehabilitation counseling program is also offered in conjunction with the Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Teaching as a dual Master of Arts degree program in rehabilitation counseling specializing in blindness and low vision. The Rehabilitation Counseling/Teaching (RCT) dual degree program is a 76 credit hour program. The Rehabilitation Counseling/Teaching program (RCTM) is jointly administered by the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies and the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology. Please visit the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies for further information about the RCT Program option.

 

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