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We welcome your interest in the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Rehabilitation Counseling Program! We hope you will explore our website to learn more about our Program’s goals and curriculum. We encourage you to learn more about our current students and our faculty, or come to East Lansing to tour the MSU campus.

We also invite you to reach out to a student or contact a faculty member with any questions about the M.A. Program or the admissions process.

Domestic Applicants must complete Steps 1-4. International Applicants must complete Steps 1-6.

Admissions Deadline

Applications for the M.A. program in Rehabilitation Counseling should be submitted by February 1st. Applications are reviewed only once each year, and students are admitted to the program for the following Fall semester.

Application Process

Consideration is given to the applicant’s previous academic and professional experience. There should be in each applicant’s background a pattern of experience that supports his or her expressed desire to pursue advanced graduate studies in rehabilitation counseling. Appropriate evidence of such experience should be reflected in the applicant’s letters of recommendation.