Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling / Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Rutgers University

Program Details

Rehabilitation and knowledge of mental health is a demand that is needed for practicing or aspiring counselors as they work with individuals. The curriculum in the Rutgers program reflects the important areas that counselors need to know when working with individuals with disabilities. Accredited, this program includes content related to techniques, ethical standards, human growth and development, and more. Students also are required to complete a practicum and internship in New Jersey, New York, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, or Maryland.


This program requires a practicum and internship experience in New Jersey, New York, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, or Maryland. Students are also required to attend a residency in New Jersey each year.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Written statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview

Special Accreditation

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

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education