Program Description & Introduction
The Master of Science (MS) degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at The University of Texas-Pan American is a 48 hour program designed to meet the mission and objectives of preparing Rehabilitation Counselors to work with persons with disabilities. The Program is accredited through the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). The Masters degree curriculum is, therefore, designed to meet these national standards. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) examination. Other credentials students may obtain are the academic course requirements for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Students will have to consult with their advisor on selecting appropriate elective courses needed for licensure.
Program faculty have established recruitment and retention policies and a Graduate Student Manual which details further program information not otherwise found here. Potential applicants must meet the admission requirements and procedures of the Graduate School. Availability of financial assistance and student advisement information can be directed to the MS Program Coordinator. Further information about the Rehabilitation Counseling program can be obtained by writing the Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Program Coordinator, College of Health Sciences and Human Services West, The University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539-2999, calling (956) 316-7035, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.