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.
- Minimum of 60 hour Master’s Degree Program*
- Fully accredited by The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
- Classes meet the LPC licensure requirements of Arkansas and many other states
- Rated as one of the best online Master’s Degree Counseling Program by bestmastersprograms.com
- Nationally renowned core faculty – 100% with doctorates
*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:
- Provide a comprehensive graduate degree curriculum that prepares students to provide high quality services to individuals with disabilities
- Promote values, skills and knowledge that results in genuine commitment to human rights, professionalism, personal integrity and ethical practice
- Advance the basic philosophical tenets of rehabilitation
- Provide a high quality, accessible learning experience for each student which allows program graduates to gain national certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC)