Post-Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling
Utah State University

Program Details

Utah State University offers a Post-Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling for professionals to become certified and move into a career as a vocational rehabilitation counselor. The certificate for the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification Category R is sometimes required by employers of rehabilitation counselors.

Graduates will be prepared to sit for the CRC exam for national certification. Students pursuing this certificate should already have a master’s, specialist, or doctoral degree in a designated area.

Classes in this counseling certificate program include studies of:

  • Medical aspects of disability
  • Career development, analysis, and placement
  • Psychosocial aspects of disability
  • Rehabilitation services and resources
  • Vocational assessment in rehabilitation counseling
  • Theories of counseling
  • Perspectives on disability, culture, diversity, and social justice in counseling

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Utah State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have a master's degree or higher in Behavioral Health, Behavioral Science, Disability Studies, Human Relations, Human Services, Marriage and Family Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Psychometrics, Rehabilitation, Social Work, Special Education, Vocational Assessment/Evaluation
  • Must have a minimum of three years acceptable experience, including 24 months under supervision of a certified rehabilitation counselor.