Curriculum

Preparing students for in-demand 
positions as rehabilitation counselors.

Preparing students for in-demand
positions as rehabilitation counselors.

Rehabilitation Counseling Curriculum

The Master of Arts in Counseling, Specialization in Rehabilitation Counseling is a 64 credit hour program that includes coursework and a training practicum. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below. More information, including course descriptions and sequencing can be found in the Adler School Catalog.

Core Courses:

  • MACR-500: Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling (3 credits)
  • MACR-502: Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability (3 credits)
  • MACR-510: Professional Development Seminar  (0 credits)                                             
  • COUN-518: Adlerian Theory and Counseling (3 credits)                           
  • CMHC-531: Foundations of Clinical Mental Health (3 credits)                         
  • COUN-532: Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues (3 credits)                   
  • COUN-533: Counseling Theories (3 credits)                                                    
  • COUN-534: Counseling Skills (3 credits)                                                                      
  • COUN 535:  Diagnosis of Maladaptive Behavior (3 credits)                            
  • COUN-536: Counseling Multicultural Communities (3 credits)
  • COUN-540: Group Counseling (3 credits)                                                       
  • COUN-618: Couples and Family Counseling (3 credits)
  • COUN-622: Human Growth and Development (3 credits)                     
  • COUN-625: Research and Program Evaluation (3 credits)                           
  • COUN-630: Addictions Counseling (3 credits)
  • MACR-638: Advocacy, Community Outreach & Case Management in Rehabilitation Counseling (3 credits)
  • MACR-639: Individual Appraisal & Assessment Methods in RC (3 credits)
  • MACR-642: Career Development, Vocational Rehabilitation & Job Placement (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits)          

Field Training and Seminars:

  • MACR-211: Community Service Seminar (1 credit)                             
  • MACR-212: Community Service Seminar II (1 credit)                           
  • MACR-213: Community Service Practicum I (1 credit)                     
  • MACR-214: Community Service Practicum II (1 credit)                                    
  • MACR-557: MACR Practicum & Seminar (2 credits)
  • MACR-657: MACR Internship & Seminar I (2 credits)                                   
  • MACR-658: MACR Internship & Seminar II (2 credits)