Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Specialization

The Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialization is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs through October 31, 2023.  This dually accredited specialization prepares graduates for professional certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), as well as meeting the educational requirements in the State of Arizona for Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC). Upon graduation, students will possess all of the skills required to assist individuals with physical, mental, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities to achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals in the most integrated setting possible.

Rehabilitation counseling scholarships

Funding is available to train and graduate master’s level rehabilitation counselors in:

  • Rehabilitation of individuals who are mentally ill
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
  • Rehabilitation of individuals who are blind or have vision impairments

Arizona RSA/IGA

Arizona RSA and University of Arizona maintain an Intergovernmental Agreement in order to provide a Master of Arts in Counseling and Mental Health, as well as stand-alone graduate courses for personnel who require supplemental courses in order to meet eligibility criteria for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) examination. Learn more: RSA-IGA Student Handbook.

Other resources

Rehabilitation Counseling Links