Master of Arts in Counseling / Rehabilitation Counseling
Western New Mexico University

Program Details

WNMU offers an online MA in Counseling with multiple concentrations.  In this Rehabilitation Counseling focus, you’ll enhance your knowledge and skills to help others return to living full, independent lives. You’ll also prepare for three different licensure programs:  licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC), national rehabilitation counseling certification (CRC), and licensure as a rehabilitation counselor (LRC). These programs are all affiliated with New Mexico State’s guidelines. Most coursework in this online MA is asynchronous, however there may be a few classes that are taught synchronously for you to exchange ideas with, and learn from, your peers. Sample classes within this online graduate program, are:

  • Foundations and Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Medical & Psychosocial Aspects
  • Case Management & Community
  • Job Development/Placement

Because licensure requirements vary by state, be sure to check your individual state’s guidelines and policies for counseling professionals prior to enrolling in this, or any other, program.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western New Mexico University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)