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MS in Counselor Education: Rehabilitation Counseling Track

The Master of Science in Counselor Education Rehabilitation Major, is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Rehabilitation Counseling Program prepares professional who can effectively deliver rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities.

Rehabilitation Counseling emphasizes empowerment of individuals with disabilities to maximize employability, attain economic self-sufficiency, independence, inclusion and integration into American Society.

A Rehabilitation Counselor evaluates and coordinates needed services to assist people with disabilities in coping with the limitations caused by such factors as cognitive and learning difficulties, environmental and societal discrimination, and barriers psychological conflict/distress, or loss of physical/functional ability.1 

1 Council on Rehabilitation Education, 2015.

Program Coordinator: Dr. Valerie Russell
E-mail: verussel@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-3865

Career Outlook 

Check out the facts and job outlook for rehabilitation counselors on the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.