Program core course requirements for the RC/MHC track begins the fall term each year and requires a minimum of seven sequential terms, including one summer term. The RCD/MHCD track is required to participate in two-week residency during the Summer terms and will have a minimum of 11 sequential terms. In addition, each applicant for the RCD/MHCD track is required to submit ASL proficiency test scores (ASLPI of at least 3.0 or advanced score on SLPI).
CAUTION: Due to the intensity of full-time graduate coursework and assignments, students are asked NOT to work more than 20 hours per week their first year of study. Internship (winter and spring terms of year 2) requires 32-35 hours a week to successfully complete 600 clock hours including 240 direct client contact hours. Clinical Handbook
Once admitted to M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling program , you will work with an advisor to plan the courses you will take and how you will complete the academic requirements of the program. By filing this Program Plan (PDF form), you have a road map for completing your degree and clarity on what to expect.
All RCD students must demonstrate American Sign Language proficiency.
Prospects after graduation
Over the past five years, 96-100 percent of our graduates were employed in appropriate professional fields within six months of graduation. Retention in the field of rehabilitation remains at 94 percent up to five years after graduation.
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