Rehabilitation Counseling Program

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling program, also known as the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at UA Little Rock, is a fully accredited web-enhanced graduate degree program that seeks to prepare rehabilitation counseling professionals to provide direct services and resource coordination for individuals with disabilities.

*Includes two required three-day residential workshops

The State of Arkansas requires (as of July 2020) individuals applying for LPC licensure to have at least (1) credit hour of technology-assisted counseling services (TACS) training. We offer this course, COUN 7190, as an independent study in addition to the 60 hour program requirements.

Mission: 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)

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