Rehabilitation Counseling & Rehabilitation Counselor Education

  • Degree offered: PhD
  • Fall admissions only. Application deadline: February 1.
    For application instructions, visit: How to Apply
  • Additional admission requirements: Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling (CORE), or Counseling (CACREP), or a related profession with overall GPA of 3.5 or higher; GRE Score; Two years of work experience preferred; Statement of purpose: Describe career goals, research interests and a list of publications, professional and volunteer experience relevant to intended program of study, academic honors and organizations; Three professional letters of recommendation must include letters from professor(s) from Master’s program and from supervisor(s) from professional settings; A current resume or curriculum vita; Licensure and/or certification documentation; Submission of a 10-12 page writing sample; Interview: After initial review of all applications, the applicants with greatest potential are also expected to participate in a pre-admission interview with the Counseling faculty.  Pre-admission interviews can include: (a) individual interviews, (b) group interaction with observation, and (c) on-site writing sample.
  • Graduate Coordinator: Rehabilitation Counseling - Dr. Tyra Turner Whittaker, (336) 285-4395,

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