The George Washington University- Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling
For those facing physical, mental, emotional, or social challenges, rehabilitation counselors offer hope and empowerment. For individuals and their families, these counselors serve as a source of personal support and guidance thus enhancing their quality of life.
Ranked 6th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), GW's Rehabilitation Counseling program prepares you to become a skillful Rehabilitation Counselor. Through intensive coursework, practicum and internship experiences in federal, state, and private settings, and mentoring relationships, you will be able to integrate the critical knowledge and clinical skills necessary to be fully prepared for professional practice. This program encompasses a wide range of counseling theories and practices, including multicultural counseling, attitudinal and environmental barriers for people with disabilities, rehabilitation services, case management, medical and psychosocial aspects of disability, job placement and ethical standards for rehabilitation counselors.
Graduate of this program are eligible to apply for licensure, as well as both public and private employment opportunities. While in the program, students participate in GW’s mentorship program. This program pairs you with program graduates who are now working in a variety of industries to help you network while you engage in first-hand learning.