MSEd Rehabilitation Counseling Curriculum & Courses

The following table summarizes requirements for the MSED in Rehabilitation Counseling.

To see a description of a particular course, click on its title. For descriptions of all graduate courses offered by the School of Education, see our Course Descriptions page.

 Requirements  Credits 
     CE 500. Research Methods
     CE 505. Technology for Educators and Counselors
     CE 510. Introduction to the Profession of Counseling
     CE 511. Advanced Human Growth and Development
     CE 530. Techniques and Counseling
     CE 550. Group Counseling
     CE 560. Psychological Testing and Assessment
     CE 570. Career Counseling
     CE 610. Practicum
     CE 634. Interventions for School and Agency Counseling
     CE 638. Multicultural Counseling
     CE 644. Medical, Psychosocial, & Vocational Aspects of Disability
     CE 645. Management of Rehabilitation Counseling Programs
     CE 646. Psychiatric and Vocational Rehabilitation
     CE 647A. Internship 1: Rehabilitation Counseling
     CE 647B. Internship 2. Rehabilitation Counseling
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
 TOTAL  33

A variety of additional electives are available including two courses on trauma, and two related to addictions. The two addictions courses fulfill the 85 continuing education requirements required by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) for those pursuing the CASAC (Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor) credential. The full extent of the additional requirements for this credential may be found on the OASAS website.

Note, St. Bonaventure University is a certified education and training provider for OASAS.   

Field Requirements

Students are expected to complete an initial practicum field experience (40 hours of direct counseling) the first year, which is non-track specific. In the second year, they are required to complete two track specific internships, each involving 300 clock hours. Site supervisors of the internships must be certified rehabilitation counselors. The placement process is a collaborative effort among students and faculty members.