The Counseling Masters Program prepares students with a solid grounding to become Certified Rehabilitation Counselors, Certified School Counselor, and Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC).
As Counselors you will engage in relationships that empower diverse population groups including children, adolescents, adults, and individuals with disabilities. Depending on their area of emphasis they may work in school or rehabilitation settings, as well as a wide variety of other settings.
The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies is committed to research about and teaching of students with disabilities and special abilities. The department’s research, teaching, and service address current issues in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, and deaf studies.
The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies (DPS) is dedicated to advancing human and economic development through the empowerment and effective inclusion of culturally diverse individuals with disabilities and special abilities of all ages. This is accomplished by conducting research to further knowledge and understanding of abilities, disabilities, adaptations, interventions, and support systems; preparing professionals to educate and facilitate the development of individuals with disabilities and special abilities; and providing leadership at the local, state, national, and international levels. To accomplish our mission, the department offers nationally recognized undergraduate, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral-level degrees to prepare teachers, counselors, specialists, administrators, school psychologists, school counselors, and researchers and educators in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, gifted education, sign language and deaf studies, and educational interpreting.
GRE is not required
TOEFL is only required for International Students
Domestic Applicants: February 15
International Applicants: December 1
Only students now in the process of completing the Counseling and Mental Health option in School Counseling may contact Dr. Bauman at email@example.com, Students completing the Mental and Health option in Rehabilitation please contact Dr. Chou at chouc@emai..arizona.edu.