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Master in Counseling – Clinical Rehabilitation

Our Counseling – Clinical Rehabilitation program at Portland State University prepares graduates to work in a wide variety of clinical mental health and rehabilitation settings with individuals who are psychologically and vocationally adjusting to the disability experience.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $732 per credit
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

Our Counseling – Clinical Rehabilitation program at Portland State University is organized around core foundation courses, an intensive on-campus practicum training clinic experience, interpersonal growth experiences, advanced theory and practice courses, and a culminating half-time field internship placement.

Our program’s 90 graduate credits are designed to meet CACREP national accreditation standards for professional counselors and the academic degree requirements to become licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Oregon and other states.

What can you do

Our graduates are eligible to obtain the both Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and the National Certified Counselor certifications as well as licensure as professional counselors.

Our graduates are employed in public mental health agencies, public and private community counseling agencies, employee assistance programs, day treatment and inpatient hospital settings, private practice, group practice, community colleges, university settings, and public and private vocational rehabilitation agencies. Graduates are employed as counselors at various community mental health agencies and in private practice.


Courses Included

  • Theories and Interventions
  • Psychopharmacology and Mental Illness
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Foundation of Rehabilitation Counseling