University of Wisconsin-Stout offers an online counseling degree, the Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling, which prepares students for careers working with individuals with all types of disabilities. You will learn to assist them with decision making, reaching their potential, and optimizing their personal, social, and economic independence. The goal of this rehabilitation counseling process is to facilitate independence and self-determination leading to positive vocational and psychosocial adjustment of persons with chronic illnesses and disabilities. Courses prepare students to provide individual and group counseling, vocational assessment, case management, service coordination, and consultation services. Some of the disabilities you may work with include:
Graduates are eligible to take the national Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) examination.
- Two years of related work experience is required for admission
- Written Statement
- Three letters of reference
- A bachelor’s degree
- With exception to the 2 ½ day orientation, this cohort’s program is delivered entirely online.
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission