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Rehabilitation Counseling

If you want to further your career in helping others, New Mexico Highlands’ Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s Program is the place to start. Highlands offers two emphasis under rehabilitation counseling to match your career goals: clinical rehabilitation counseling and rehabilitation counseling. The 48-hour rehabilitation emphases is focused on national certification and state licensure in rehabilitation counseling only. The 60-hour clinical emphasis allows graduates to seek both state licensure in psychotherapy as well as in rehabilitation counseling.

Job prospects
Graduates with a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling are in high demand across the county. Graduates can look forward to a variety of rewarding careers in federally funded state or tribal rehabilitation agencies and in the private sector.

Why Highlands
The faculty at New Mexico Highlands’ Rehabilitation Counseling Program has more than 100 years of combined experience in the field in a variety of specialties such as professional vocational evaluation, substance abuse, assistive technology, school-to-work transition and employer development. Our professors know what it takes for you to be successful in the field and care about your dreams and goals!

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