Delivery Format - Online
Number of Credit Hours - 48
Tuition per Hour - $375
Fees - $10 graduate College of Education fee (per hour)
Accreditation - Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
Ranking - thebestschools.org ranked this program 8th in a list of top 25 best online master's degree programs in counseling.
Practicum - Yes
Application Deadline - October 15 and March 15
Programs, courses and tuition subject to change.
Rehabilitation counselors encourage and support clients with disabilities and their families as they learn to fully participate in their communities. As a rehabilitation counselor you will provide individual and group counseling, vocational assessment, case management, advocacy, and assistive technology and consultation services to help those with disabilities meet personal, social, vocational, psychological, independent living and quality-of-life goals. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the field to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than average for all career fields.
This program is offered fully online and adheres to the learning standards set by the Council on Rehabilitation Education. The University of Alabama's Rehabilitation Counseling program ranks in the top 10 according to BestColleges.com.
While enrolled in the program, you will enjoy active learning opportunities and a curriculum complete with live class lectures and clinical experiences. Upon graduation you will be prepared to work in public and private settings, rural and urban communities and address a diverse array of needs.
Contact us today to learn how you can take the first steps toward success in this exciting and rewarding field.