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Master of Arts in Counseling: Rehabilitation Counseling

Master of Arts in Counseling with emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling

The Master of Arts in Counseling with emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling program, also known as the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at UALR, is a fully accredited 60 hour online graduate degree program that seeks to prepare rehabilitation counseling professionals to provide direct services and resource coordination for individuals with disabilities.

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program is offered through web based courses that are accessed online. Apart from two required three-day on-campus workshops, the entire program is offered online,. Students review lectures, participate in asynchronous class discussions, and take exams completely online. Students are admitted to either full time or part time study. A primary objective of the Master of Arts in Counseling with emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling Program is to permit graduates to qualify for national certification as rehabilitation counselors (CRC).

The Master of Arts in Counseling with emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling program at UALR is fully accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE).

The mission of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) is to promote quality rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities through a pre-service and in-service education program which provides qualified, certified rehabilitation counselors to work in public and private agencies.

The primary goals of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program are:

  1. Provide a comprehensive graduate degree curriculum that prepares students to provide high quality services to individuals with disabilities.
  2. Promote values, skills and knowledge that results in genuine commitment to human rights, professionalism, personal integrity and ethical practice.
  3. Advance the basic philosophical tenets of rehabilitation.
  4. Provide a high quality, accessible learning experience for each student which allows program graduates to gain national certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC).
Updated 3.20.2014