The Post-Graduate Advanced Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling is designed for current and aspiring rehabilitation counselors who intend to pursue the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor credential, per Category R established by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
The certificate requires 18 hours of post graduate coursework in rehabilitation counseling.
Prerequisites: This certificate is only open to those with a Master's, Specialist or Doctoral degree in one of the following majors from an accredited institution: Behavioral Health, Behavioral Science, Disability Studies, Human Relations, Human Services, Marriage and Family Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Psychometrics, Rehabilitation, Social Work, Special Education, or Vocational Assessment/Evaluation. (Category R Eligibility Criteria)
Required courses -
Course substitution: Disability Aspects II (RHAB 5731) may be substituted for RHAB 5720 if a counseling theories course has been taken as a part of their previous graduate degree. Other courses may be substituted with permission of the graduate advisor depending if taken a previous graduate degree(s).
Students need to apply to the UNT Toulouse Graduate School and have transcripts of ALL academic work sent to UNT. There is also a one-time $60 application fee. Here is the link to the graduate school - http://tsgs.unt.edu/apply.