Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
Fort Valley State University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling is an online counseling degree from Fort Valley State University.  The goal of this program is to provide a quality curriculum that teaches the skills and competencies needed to serve consumers with disabilities in various settings and capacities.  You will gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to work effectively with people with physical, mental, or emotional disabilities, helping them to have the utmost control over their lives.  Courses offer a thorough understanding of the medical and psychosocial impact of disability on all areas of life along with a solid knowledge and skill base in counseling theories and techniques, case management models and procedures, service coordination, career exploration, job development and placement, and assistive technology. 

Graduates will have developed:

  • Clinical counseling skills
  • Professional ethics
  • Research skills
  • Familiarity with the history and philosophy of rehabilitation counseling
  • Eligibility to sit for the national certifying exam

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fort Valley State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV