About the Program

This Rehabilitation Counseling Program is nationally accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education. We prepare professionals who can effectively deliver rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities. The program requires 60 credits the focuses on counseling, measurement & research, specialization areas and clinical studies.

Upon graduation, the student will be eligible to be nationally certified rehabilitation counselors, nationally certified counselors and sit for the State of Florida licensure exam. The program sets no maximum on the number of students accepted each year, but has strict criteria including a personal interview with each qualified applicant. The program admits full-time students and a few courses are offered online.

The admission process occurs in both the fall, spring and summer semesters. Student outcomes are evaluated yearly as part of an overall program evaluation.

Average time to complete the program

The majority of students may complete the program in 2.5 years. The Graduate School policy allows students up to six years to complete their graduate studies.

National Certification eligibility for program graduates and passing rates for Certified Rehabilitation Counseling Examination

Clinical rehabilitation counselors become eligible to apply for national credentials as a result of successful completion of our Rehabilitation Counseling program. Graduates are eligible for national certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

In addition, graduates will also be eligible to become a Professional Vocational Evaluator, to take the CRC exam and become a National Certified Counselor. Students take the CRC exam as the comprehensive examination for our program and graduate as Certified Rehabilitation Counselors, 100% of our students who have taken the CRC exam have passed it.


Visit Program Outcomes for information on enrollment, retention, graduation, career placement and other metrics. This program is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education.