Counseling and Rehabilitation
Recovery, Resilience, and Renewal: Exploring Opportunities Through Counseling.
The 60-credit hour CACREP accredited Master of Arts degree in Counseling and Rehabilitation,
with a specialization in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling prepares students for
practice as Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Certified Rehabilitation Counselors
in diverse settings such as state and community agencies, private practices, hospitals,
schools, and colleges. Our 18-hour interdisciplinary Certificate of Graduate Study
in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Studies focuses on recovery and is designed to develop
competencies in psychiatric rehabilitation.
Through education, scholarship, and hands-on experience our program prepares students
to develop practical, ethical, and culturally responsive professional counseling skills
to help enhance the quality of life for those living with and without disabilities.
Our curriculum emphasizes developing professional counseling knowledge and skills
and specialty skills to assist clients with their personal and interpersonal concerns
or challenges, address societal barriers, plan careers, and find and maintain desired
employment. In addition to classroom education, you will complete clinical field-based
practicum and internship experiences.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certificate
Our interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation is offered
to post-baccalaureate students interested in working with individuals with severe
psychiatric disabilities focusing on recovery, resumption of chosen life roles, full
community integration, and improved quality of life.
Admission and Application
Our Counseling and Rehabilitation program is designed and developed within a Learning
Community Model, which welcomes the contributions of its members to enrich learning
outcomes and possibilities. To become part of our learning community, apply here.
Tuition and Financial Aid
Information about tuition, student fees, financial aid opportunities, and scholarships
because we want you to be prepared for the cost of your graduate education.
Meet our core faculty.
Here are links to resources that go hand-in-hand with our program, along with information
regarding our VR Lab and our research center.
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling and Rehabilitation degree, with a specialization
in clinical rehabilitation counseling received accreditation by the Council for Accreditation
of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) for a full 8-year period through
Because you have multiple responsibilities, we have a distance learning option to
make it easier for you to pursue your education and career goals without having to
move to Columbia. Courses are online with most offered in a hybrid format, so you
can attend synchronously in-person or online. There are a few required in-person meetings.
Counseling and Rehabilitation
Medical Park 15, Suite 018
3555 Harden Street Extension Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: 803-434-4296 Email: email@example.com