Rehabilitation Counseling Program

What Is Rehabilitation Counseling?

Learn more about this fascinating field and the SDSU Rehabilitation Master's program from Associate Professor Tucker and current students, alumni, and employers.


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9% Growth

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates a 9% growth in employment for rehabilitation counselors between 2014 and 2024. This is a faster than average growth rate.

4th in the Nation

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U.S. News and World Report ranks the RCP in the TOP 5 rehabilitation counseling programs in the nation among all rehabilitation counseling programs in the United States.

60 Unit, 2.5-3 Year
Master's Program

Students learn

  • about the career, employment, psychological, medical and cultural aspects of disability

  • to propose, develop, package, and deliver rehabilitation training programs and services

  • to evaluate, monitor, and refine these programs


Our graduates are employed with

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  • the California Department of Rehabilitation

  • State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies

  • community rehabilitation programs

  • other non-profit or private agencies that provide rehabilitation services

Our graduates are employed as

  • evaluators

  • rehabilitation counselors

  • assistive technology specialists

  • placement specialists

Online or on Campus?

It's up to you!

Enjoy the convenience of online learning or enjoy the sun and surf of San Diego while studying on campus.

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