Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services
Graduates are eligible for national certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC) and state licensure as a professional counselor (LPC). Currently accepting applications for next cohort to begin May 2018.
The M.Ed./M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services (RCHS) degree program is a master's level 60-credit counseling program. This program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Students attending the program full time are able to complete it in two years. Students are accepted into the program in two locations Coeur d'Alene and Boise. Courses are offered for fall, spring and summer semesters. Courses are offered using a variety of course delivery formats: face-to-face, online, hybrid, and video conferencing.
The University of Idaho Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services Program was awarded a 5-year $1,000,000 Rehabilitation Training grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services - Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The grant includes a select number of student scholarships for tuition/fees, books and supplies, and travel to professional conferences. Upon graduation, recipients of the scholarships will, in return, agree to work two years for every year they receive a scholarship at a state vocational rehabilitation or related rehabilitation agency.
For more information about the RSA scholars program, contact the grant project director, Bryan Austin, Ph.D., at [email protected] or (111) 364-9902.