Mission and Objectives

Hours and Location
Mon - Fri:8:30am - 5:00pm
HHSB, Rm 357

Mission and Objectives

Program Mission

To provide high quality graduate education in rehabilitation counseling leading to a Master's Degree, which prepares graduate students to be qualified rehabilitation counselors. To provide students with sufficient quality academic and internships, practicum, and experiential opportunities to ensure the provision of high quality professional vocational and other rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities and individuals with most significant disabilities.

Program Goals/Objectives

  • Training specialized professional personnel in vocational rehabilitation who are able to provide high quality vocational rehabilitation counseling and independent living services to individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with significant disabilities
  • Developing rehabilitation counselors who are trained to address the multidimensional needs of clients from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Meeting personnel needs for vocational rehabilitation personnel in the State-Federal Program, community rehabilitation programs, and other rehabilitation agencies and organizations
  • Providing opportunities for national certification, state licensure, and for rehabilitation and human services personnel to upgrade skills
  • Meeting professional academic training needs of individuals under the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development according to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended, and
  • Preparing vocational rehabilitation counselors to work in varied rehabilitation settings.