Master of Science (MS) in Rehabilitation Counseling
The program is designed to provide rehabilitation education and training to meet the needs of a diverse and global labor market. The curriculum includes job placement counseling of people with disabilities; provides for the infusion of rehabilitation technology across the curriculum; and prepares students to work in a variety of allied health and human service professions. Learning about assistive/adaptive and other relevant technology will make a difference in counseling about quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Students will be trained for future leadership positions in the rehabilitation and the health care industry.
The program is based on the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) guide-lines and State of Maryland professional counselor licensure criteria. Emphasis is placed on competencies that prepare graduates for a career path that includes direct service competencies and administrative functions.