Rehabilitation Counseling programs prepares graduates to work collaboratively with individuals with disabilities, their support systems, and their environments to achieve their personal, social, psychological, and vocational goals.

Graduates are prepared to maximize levels of independence, integration and participation of all individuals with disabilities through the use of counseling, technology, advocacy, support, and the development and application of services that eliminate barriers to their clients’ development. Rehabilitation counselors may work in a variety of settings including rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, universities, schools, and/or government agencies.



The M.A. in Rehabilitation Counseling prepares professional counselors to provide assistance in psychological wellness, vocation / employment, independent living, and personal or economic development to persons with disabilities and other individuals who encounter barriers in meeting their own functional needs.

Fall Application Deadlines

  • March 4 (priority). April 1, 2022 (final).
  • Invitees will attend one of two interview days in April. Final decision made by April 29, 2022.

Visit the degree homepage for more information on admissions requirements, application instructions, and program requirements.


Program Coordinator

Rehabilitation & Counselor Education
Department Main Office
N338 Lindquist Center