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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

Office of Rehabilitation Counseling

Employer Settings



Post-Master’s employment Settings

Graduates of the Master’s degree program in rehabilitation counseling become employed with a wide range of service providers in the state of Michigan and across the nation. Over 90% of our graduates are employed at graduation in areas such as:

  • Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth - Rehabilitation Services
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Higher Education- Resource centers for persons with disabilities
  • Independent Living Services
  • Community Mental Health
  • Client Assistant Programs
  • Peckham Inc.

Employment Settings of Ph.D.Graduates

The program, which has been recognized as one of the best in the nation in U.S. News & World Report Graduate Education Program Ranking Guide has a long and distinguished history, having graduated some 175 leaders who occupy positions at major universities or in notable rehabilitation administrative offices nationwide. Most recently graduates have secured tenure-line academic positions at a number of excellent universities including:

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Memphis
  • Assumption College
  • Emporia State University
  • East Carolina University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Iowa
  • The Ohio University
  • Minnesota State University- Maketo
  • Western Washington University
  • Wayne State University
  • Michigan State University