Program Overview

The University of Alabama offers the online Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling, a program where students are taught how to provide quality counseling services for individuals with disabilities and their families. 

Rehabilitation counselors provide the following services to help those with disabilities meet personal, social, vocational, psychological and quality-of-life goals:

  • individual and group counseling
  • vocational assessment
  • case management
  • advocacy
  • assistive technology

While enrolled in the program, you will enjoy active learning opportunities and a curriculum complete with live class lectures and clinical experiences. Upon graduation you will be prepared to work in public and private settings, rural and urban communities and address a diverse array of needs.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)

    Requirements

    An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. A minimum of 300 on the combined verbal and quantitative sections of the revised GRE (a score of 1000 if taken prior to August 2011) or a score no lower than the 50th percentile on the MAT. Statement of purpose. Official transcripts. Three letters of recommendation.

    School Overview

    The University of Alabama, the state of Alabama’s oldest public university, is a senior comprehensive doctoral-level institution. The University was established by constitutional provision under statutory mandates and authorizations in 1819. Its mission is “to advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state through quality programs of teaching, research and service.”

    UA offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate degrees from the following schools and colleges:

    • College of Arts & Sciences
    • College of Communication & Information Sciences
    • College of Community Health Sciences
    • College of Continuing Studies
    • Culverhouse College of Commerce
    • College of Education
    • College of Engineering
    • Graduate School
    • Honors College
    • College of Human Environmental Sciences
    • Law School
    • Capstone College of Nursing
    • School of Social Work

    In addition, degrees at all levels may be earned online through the department of Distance Education.

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