VCU Bulletins

Rehabilitation Counseling, Master of Science (M.S.)

Amy J. Armstrong, Ph.D.
Associate professor and chair
ajarmstr@vcu.edu
(804) 827-0921

Christopher C. Wagner, Ph.D.
Associate professor and vice chair
ccwagner@vcu.edu
(804) 828-1121

Web:
www.sahp.vcu.edu/rehab

Admission requirements summary

Rehabilitation Counseling, Master of Science (M.S.)
Degree:

M.S.
Semester(s)
of entry:

Fall
Spring
Deadline
dates:

Jun 1
Oct 1
Test
requirements:

GRE or MAT

Admission deadlines and requirements

Both full- and part-time students are valued and are welcome to apply. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. To be considered, all pertinent materials must be received in the department by June 1 (for fall) or Oct. 1 (for spring). Admission requirements include:

A complete set of application materials is available from the Graduate School Web site.

Student learning outcomes

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:

Transfer credit

A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be transferred from another VCU graduate program or outside institution if not applied previously to another degree. Transfer credits must carry a grade of B or higher from an accredited institution. Acceptance of transfer credit is made at the level of the department chair and dean of the School of Allied Health Professions. Transfer credits earned as a nondegree-seeking graduate student are limited to six semester hours of credit. Credits earned as deficiency hours or to demonstrate the ability to compete at the graduate level, though transferable, may not be applied to the 48-credit program of study.

Graduates from accredited rehabilitation counseling programs are typically trained in counseling theory and techniques; individual, group and environmental assessment; psychosocial and medical aspects of disability; human development; cultural diversity; principles of psychiatric rehabilitation, case management and rehabilitation planning; issues and ethics in rehabilitation service delivery; technological adaptation; vocational evaluation and work adjustment; career counseling; implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act; job development; and placement.

 

 

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