Winston-Salem State University
The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling (MSRC) Program at Winston-Salem State University provides students with the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and be eligible to sit for the national Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) examination. The MSRC Program is offered in two formats: on-campus and distance learning. The distance learning format includes a combination of on-line and on-campus courses.
Students may also pursue the state Professional Counselor licensure (LPC). Employees of state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, and students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Rehabilitation counselors are trained to assist individuals who are disabled with obtaining competitive employment and achieving independent living goals. The program prepares rehabilitation counselors to serve a multifaceted role that encompasses vocational services, case management, job development, and placement counseling.
The MSRC program is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), the accrediting body for graduate level rehabilitation counseling programs.
School Name: Winston-Salem State University
Degree Types: M.S.
Program Structure: online/on campus
Instruction Methods: online/on campus
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Program Name: Winston-Salem State University Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling
Phone Number: (336) 750-2000
- 60 credit hours
- Completion of a 100-hour practicum and a 600-hour internship in an approved internship site under university supervision. The internship can be completed in two semesters with 300 hours per semester.
Minimum of two years
To be eligible for acceptance into the Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling (MS) program, the applicant must have:
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
- A recent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
- A cumulative minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.7
- An application and nonrefundable application processing fee
- A resume or CV
- Two sets of official transcripts from each college and university attended
- Three professional references
- An interview with graduate faculty, faculty from the Rehabilitation Counseling program, and representatives of public, community, or private rehabilitation.
First priority for admission will be given to applicants who currently work as rehabilitation counselors, work in the field of rehabilitative services, or plan to seek employment as rehabilitation counselors.