Online Master of Arts Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling
INSTITUTION INFORMATION Institutional Accreditation: North Central
Association of Colleges and Schools Program Accreditation: Council on
Rehabilitation Education (CORE) Institutional Membership(s): SOC PROGRAM
DETAILS Program Information: Master of Arts in Counseling - Master's
Enrollment: 50 seats total Application Deadline: Open How Students and
Instructors Communicate: E-mail, Voice, Video, Videostreaming Subject:
Education METHOD OF COURSE INSTRUCTION
- The program is delivered primarily through
Supplemental delivery formats include internet
SPECIAL ENROLLMENT ISSUES
- This 54-hour online graduate program prepares rehabilitation
counseling professionals who will provide direct services and
resources coordination for individuals with a disability seeking
re-entry in the labor market.
The program is offered in an eighteen-month sequence through
at-a-distance, web-based courses. Students will be admitted to
full-time or part-time study. A primary objective of the program is
to permit graduates to qualify for national certification as
rehabilitation counselors (CRC).
The curriculum has four components:
� field work/application
Fieldwork requires a minimum of 700 hours of supervised practice in
a rehabilitation setting under the supervision of a Certified
Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Practicum and Internship can be
arranged at distant sites for students. All courses in the
curriculum, except the fieldwork, are available online.
- Credit may be given for professional rehabilitation counseling
work and/or for previous coursework or degrees. The program is
dedicated to being accessible to all students, regardless of
disability, and accommodations are available for persons with a wide
variety of disabilities.
ACCESS TO LEARNING RESOURCES
- A PC Computer with a Pentium processor and at least 32 MB of RAM
(64MB of RAM if using Microsoft Office 2000) with multimedia
capabilities including speakers and sound card, and a DSL, Cable, or
T1 Internet connection or, at least, a 56K modem is required. All
course-specific software is available free and can be downloaded
from the Internet. For complete information on technical
requirements, please visit the web site (www.teletrain.com/ualr).
ACCESS TO FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES
- The campus library is accessible online - offering a complete
line of services for the distance learning student. The UALR library
has a rehabilitation resource site developed specifically for this
program. Specific handout materials are posted at the class web
site. Internet resources and inter-library loans are used to provide
free or low-cost access to research materials. Textbooks can be
purchased online or ordered from a distance through the UALR campus
bookstore. Students enrolled in UALR's Distance Education Classes or
Off-Campus Programs, and those who access Ottenheimer Library's
services remotely from home or at work have access to a variety of
online resources and library services. Library access and use is
considered essential to success at UALR and is encouraged from all
locations. Toll-free assistance is available by calling
1-800-340-9367. The bookstore can be reached 501-569-3245.
- Regular financial aid for students is available through the UALR
Financial Aid Office which can be accessed through the UALR website.
UALR's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid will help you to
contact them at (501) 569-3035 or toll-free at (800) 482-8892.