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2021-2022 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
2021-2022 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Rehabilitation Administration, PD

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Associate Professor Nerlich, Graduate Program Director, 516-463-6492

This 24-semester hour course of study beyond the master’s degree (or its equivalent) in an approved discipline leads to the Professional Diploma in Rehabilitation Administration. It is intended for rehabilitation counselors, job developers, case managers, vocational evaluators, facility and agency supervisors, and others preparing them for the development or management of rehabilitation counseling services. The program described below is tailored to meet present administrative needs of veteran rehabilitation counseling professionals and complement their previous experiences.

On average, students complete this program in two academic years.

Admission Requirements

  1. A master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling or other related disciplines such as counseling, education, psychology.
  2. Certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC) or CRC eligible.
  3. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 for graduate work; personal interview with faculty adviser.
  4. A detailed resume including related professional experience.
  5. Three letters of recommendation, including one from an employer or mentor, stating a willingness to sponsor a rehabilitation administration practicum/externship experience.

Prerequisite Requirements

Accounting 101 or equivalent.
Competency in: Computer Applications; Library Resource Usage

Program Requirements - Semester Hours: 24

General Management Core or Health Related Agency Management Core

General Management Core - Semester Hours: 15

Health Related Agency Management Core - Semester Hours: 15

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of all program requirements.
  2. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 in overall graduate course work.

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