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Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling

Program Details

The University of Kentucky (UK) offers an online Master’s of Rehabilitation Counseling degree. The completely online environment of this course offers students increased flexibility and convenience of attending class during their free time. This program is the oldest Rehabilitation Counseling program in the nation and is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE).

This program is a part of the Department of Early Childhood Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling. UK offers the program at the master’s and doctoral levels. Students will have the opportunity to tailor their degree to meet their interests and needs. The Rehabilitation Counseling program aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to become professional rehabilitation counselors. Graduates should be able to help persons with physical, mental, developmental, cognitive and emotional disabilities to reach their personal, career and independent goals and potentials. The main goal of the program is to assist in improving the quality of life of patients with whom students will come in contact.


An overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 and 3.00 on all graduate work is required of degree-seeking students. Letters of reference. Official transcripts. 

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)