George Washington University

Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling

Ranked 6th in the nation by U.S. News and World, the GW Graduate School of Education offers online master of arts in rehabilitation counseling (48 hour and 60 hour with concentration in mental health counseling), George Washington University’s (GWU) Graduate School of Education and Human Development prepares students to become professional practitioners who assist individuals with various disabilities. The online rehabilitation-counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) and prepares students to become eligible to apply for licensure and national certification.

GWU also offers a mentorship program where students are paired with program graduates who are working in a variety of industries to assist in career development and networking opportunities while enrolled in courses for the degree pathway.


Learn More: Interview with Dr. Maureen McGuire-Kuletz  – Co-Director for the GW Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education

With over 36 years of combined experience, Dr. McGuire-Kuletz is a certifed rehabiliation counselor teaching internship I and II for the Rehabilitation Counseling Department at GWU. Read more

Program Information

School Name: The George Washington University

Program Name: Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling

Program Length: Two to 2 ½ years

Enrollment Types: Full-Time and Part-Time

Instruction Methods: Asynchronous

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Program Requirements:

  • 48 Credit Hours or 60 Credit Hours with Concentration in Clinical Mental Health
  • 100 Hour Practicum
  • 600 Hour Internship

Admission Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited College or University
  • Online Application