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Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Ph.D.

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Greensboro, NC, United States
The Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education doctoral program from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is designed to prepare culturally competent students and place major emphasis in the area of Trauma and Trauma-informed care. We are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
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The Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University  is designed to prepare students to work as counselor educators, researchers, clinicians, and supervisors in academic and nonacademic settings. In addition to establishing a core foundation in rehabilitation counseling and research, major emphasis is provided in the area of Trauma and Trauma Informed Care. 


Graduates experience a 100 percent post-graduation placement as rehabilitation and counselor education faculty, clinicians, researchers, counseling program coordinators, and leaders of state/federal agencies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Program Outcomes 

  • Critical Thinking: Students will develop skills and attitudes of effective thinking that employ the use of thoughtful reflection and logical inquiry to draw evidence-based conclusions as they relate to community counseling. 
  • Oral Communication Skills: Students will demonstrate proficiency in communicating in individual dyads and small and large group settings and in appropriate use of grammar to communicate counseling findings, while avoiding sexist language, doublespeak and clichés. Evaluation occurs during the benchmarking process. Students must receive a satisfactory rating from the majority of faculty to earn a satisfactory rating. Faculty will evaluate 100% of the student population. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling (CORE), or Counseling (CACREP), or a related profession with overall GPA of 3.5 or higher; GRE Score; Two years of work experience preferred; 
  • Statement of purpose: Describe career goals, research interests and a list of publications, professional and volunteer experience relevant to intended program of study, academic honors and organizations; 
  • Three professional letters of recommendation must include letters from professor(s) from Master’s program and from supervisor(s) from professional settings; A current resume or curriculum vita; Licensure and/or certification documentation; 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2193 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2193 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    593 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 593 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Living costs for Greensboro

  • 1001 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

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