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Master of Science in Rehabilitation Placement

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Program Overview

The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Placement is a graduate degree program with a blend of coursework and field experience designed to provide a foundation in the purpose, process and skills of placement.

Program Requirements

Course Credit Hours
COUN 200 - Introduction to the Counseling Profession 3
COUN 201 - Educational Research in Counseling 3
COUN 210 - Disability Policy and the A.D.A. 3
COUN 215 - Theoretical Foundations of Individual and Family Counseling 3
COUN 220 - Career Development and Occupational Information 3
COUN 224 - Assessment of Individuals and Families 3
COUN 228 - Psychopathology and Psychiatric Disorders 3
COUN 233 - Human Resources Fieldwork 3
COUN 245 - Theoretical Foundations of Individual and Family Diversity 3
COUN 246 - Medical and Vocational Aspects of Disability 3
COUN 260 - Counseling Practicum 3
COUN 265 - Advanced Placement 3
COUN 270 - Advanced Practicum 3
COUN 292 - Internship 1-6
EDL 293 - Strategic Planning 3
COUN Elective  
Total Hours 42


  • Applications for this program are accepted for fall and spring start terms, with the following deadlines. All materials must be postmarked by the identified dates: 
    • Spring start-term: September 1
    • Fall start-term: March 1
  • Upon the receipt of transcripts, an advisor will complete a transcript evaluation in order to determine any credit or course substitutions/transfers. 
  • Questions regarding the application process can be forwarded to the Coordinator of Graduate Admission at or 515-271-2552.

Program Admission Requirements

This program has indicated specific essay requirements. This essay replaces the general admission essay required for other programs.

The paper should be a 5-page, double spaced statement of interest in the counseling profession.  It should include the following information:

  • Educational and professional background
  • Career aspirations with a counseling degree
  • Experience working with people who are different from you
  • Personal characteristics that will allow you to be a successful graduate student
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