Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
University of Massachusetts-Boston

Program Details

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).


Students are required to attend a one-week in-person study on the UMass Boston campus.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • College transcripts
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • Statement of interest and intent
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Interview
  • TOEFL scores (international students)

Special Accreditation

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

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education