The rehabilitation counseling concentration will prepare you for a career in the rapidly growing field of rehabilitation counseling. This program is designed to prepare you for certification as a rehabilitation counselor.
In the program, you will learn ways to enhance psychosocial functioning, foster independent living skills, and improve employment opportunities for people with a wide range of disabilities and chronic health conditions. You will also take part in a required internship in a rehabilitation setting under the supervision of a certified rehabilitation counselor.
The program requires you to earn a minimum of 48 credits from courses in counseling and educational psychology. If you complete the 48-credit program, you will be eligible for certification as a rehabilitation counselor. Students may choose to complete additional courses to be eligible for licensing as a mental health counselor in the state of Indiana.
Our rehabilitation counseling concentration is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Learn more
A few of the classes you will take include:
- CPSY 603 Introduction to Rehabilitation Counseling
- CPSY 607 Appraisal Methods in Counseling
- CPSY 608 Psychosocial Aspects of Rehabilitation
- CPSY 610 Career Theories and Realities
- CPSY 621 Theories and Techniques of Counseling
For a complete list of all the courses you will take and their descriptions, please see our Graduate Catalog.
Information pertaining to Program Outcomes can be found here.