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Rehabilitation Counseling, MRC

Rehabilitation Counseling, MRC

Help Others Overcome Barriers

Rehabilitate Adults to Help Them Take Control of Their Lives

For many adults, they find themselves in situations that make it difficult to gain employment and change their circumstances. Whatever situation someone finds themself in, you can help them. The goal of USU's master's in rehabilitation counseling is to help people improve their lives. Rehabilitation counselors are both allied health professionals and general counselors, assisting people with disabilities, as well as their families.

Degree at a Glance

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Industry Relevant Courses
Online Curriculum
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Estimated Annual Tuition*
*This estimation reflects three semesters of tuition and fees for in-state part-time resident students using the 2019-2020 Tuition & Fee schedule. Final tuition and fees may vary on a case by case basis. Please contact the Utah State University registrar’s department, or see the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for full information regarding tuition and fees.

Career Outlook for Graduates

As a rehabilitation counselor, you have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas, such as the public sector, university disability resource centers, mental health centers, addiction centers, insurance agencies, and more.

Median Pay*

  • Rehabilitation Counselor – $35,630

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

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Why Earn a Rehabilitation Counseling Degree from USU Online

USU Online faculty in the Special Education and Rehabilitation department are dedicated helping you understand all concepts so you are prepared for the workforce. The faculty have real-world experience that will prepare you to face the majority of situations you will face once you graduate. The online format is flexible, giving you the space and time you need to complete your coursework.

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Utah is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) and Utah State University (USU) is an approved SARA institution, which means we adhere to established standards for offering post-secondary e-learning programs in all member states. Please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state and our process for student complaints against the university.
International students studying at USU on the F-1 or J-1 visa must have the majority of their classes each semester be face-to-face in order to meet the physical presence requirement to maintain their visa status. Students on the F-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan or USU Eastern campuses. Students on the J-1 visa must enroll in classes at the Logan campus.

The First Step is a Conversation. Talk to Kristine.

Kristine Wengreen

Kristine Wengreen
Rehabilitation Counseling Advisor
(435) 797-3246