Admission - MA in Rehabilitation Counseling

Admission to the MA program requires the following:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 3.0 average for the last 60 hours in a degree program, or a 3.0 or higher in a completed graduate degree program
  • Minimum score of 300 on the GRE or 50th percentile on the MAT*
  • Online interview with faculty

*Test scores are waived for Fall 2020 semester applications.

**Applicants may be considered for conditional admission if their GPA is lower than 3.0 or their GRE score is lower than 300; however, each applicant must submit a GRE score with the application. If admitted, permission to continue is granted at the end of the first 12 hours of graduate credit by earning a minimum GPA of 3.0.

A completed application includes official transcripts from all institutions attended, three letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose, official test scores, and a Graduate School application. 

Priority application deadlines:

  • October 15 - spring admission
  • March 15 - summer admission
  • May 15 - fall admission

How do I apply?

If you reside or intend to seek professional licensure outside of the state of Alabama, please review the requirements for that state prior to applying to this program.