The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling program prepares its graduates to be professional practitioners in a variety of community settings and institutions: hospitals, schools, rehabilitation agencies, career planning centers, employee assistance programs, clinics, residential treatment facilities, and other mental health agencies. It is a 60 credit master's which prepares students to meet the academic requirements for licensure in the state of Massachusetts and achieve national certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).
Two years of human services experience. A test score is not required if the applicant holds a graduate degree from a US accredited institution. Recommendations. Statement of purpose.
Two weeks of on campus study is required during the first summer of the program to complete two required clinical courses.
Accreditation & Licensing
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
The University of Massachusetts Boston is currently not accepting students for online study who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, due to regulations in those states. Please contact your state's Board of Education for details.
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