Master of Science Degree in Counseling, Option in Rehabilitation Counseling

Welcome to Master of Science Degree in Counseling, Option in Rehabilitation Counseling

Master of Science Degree in Counseling Rehabilitation Counseling

This program admits students for the Fall terms only. Please check back to the website for the next round of Fall 2020 applications in October 2019. Thank you!

Rehabilitation Counseling is a helping profession that provides services to economically and socially disadvantaged people who have physical, emotional, and/or intellectual disabilities. Rehabilitation Counselors help people with disabilities gain satisfying employment, consistent with their interests, and within their limitations. Cal State LA graduates in Rehabilitation Counseling obtain outstanding career employment in a diversity of human services settings. 
As graduates from the Master of Science degree in Counseling, Option in Rehabilitation Counseling, one may find work as: 

  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Career or Vocational Counselor
  • College Career Planning Counselor
  • College Instructor
  • Disabled Student Services Coordinator
  • Expert Witness for Social Security, Marriage Dissolution, Personal Injury, and/or Wrongful Death Cases
  • Employment Officers for Veterans Affairs
  • Grant Administrator
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Rehabilitation Student Coordinator
  • Rehabilitation Agency Director

Program Outcomes:
Students will:

  1. Discuss current issues, practices, and directions in rehabilitation counseling 
  2. Critique educational research 
  3. Identify and analyze topics of importance in current educational conversations and debates for critical issues related to counseling 
  4. Demonstrate a commitment to the profession through membership and participation in professional organizations 
  5. Manage and assess clients’ needs and rehabilitation potential 
  6. Self-assess ability to serve as rehabilitation counselors

Master of Science Degree in Counseling, Option in Rehabilitation Counseling