General Information

Program/Degree
Counseling (MA) - Rehabilitation & Mental Health  
Program Description

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, including (but not limited to):

• Mental Health Treatment Programs                                        
• Substance Abuse Treatments Centers
• Public School Systems
• Hospitals
• Prisons
• Private Practice
• Residential Facilities
• Business and Industry
• Ministry
• State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies
• Community-Based Rehabilitation Agencies
• Private Rehabilitation Agencies
• Insurance Companies
• Colleges/Universities
• Independent Living Centers
• Employee Assistance Programs
• Job Training Centers

 
Department/Academic Unit(s)

Dept of Disability & Psychoeducational Studies -

 

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.

 
College
College of Education  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Cecilia Carlon
520-626-1248
Graduate Program Coordinator
Cecilia Carlon
520-626-1248
Director of Graduate Studies
Linda R Shaw
520-621-7832
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Lori D'Anna
520-621-9227
 
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

For more information go to the following link:
http://www.coe.arizona.edu/counseling/apply

 
Standardized Tests

For International Applicants only
TOEFL (iBT overall): 70*
 IELTS (overall band score): 6.0

 

 
Financial Aid

http://www.coe.arizona.edu/scholarships

 
Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: January 15

International Applicants:

  • Fall: December 1
 
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

Degree Specifics

Degree Requirements

Minumum credits: 60
Core coursework: Courses
SERP 525 Counseling Theories
SERP 545 Multicultural, and Familial Diversity in Counseling
SERP 546 Counseling Skills and Techniques
SERP 547 Group Counseling
SERP 556 Research Methods
SERP 563 Client Assessment
SERP 579B Diagnosis & Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
SERP 580 Medical Aspects of Disability
SERP 584 Problems of Drug Abuse
SERP 588 Ethical, Legal, & Professional Issues in Counseling
SERP 594 Practicum: Mental Health
SERP 593 Internship
SERP 597C Counseling with Couples and Families

Language requirements:
Other requirements: For more information go to: http://www.coe.arizona.edu/counseling/specialty

 
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
Student Handbook
https://www.coe.arizona.edu/sites/coe/files/pages/files/masters-program-counseling-student-handbook-2016-2017.pdf  
Persistent link:
Last revised 04 Oct 2016