Counselor education program faculty must annually post on the program’s website in an easily accessible location the following specific information for each entry-level specialty area and doctoral program: (1) the number of graduates for the past academic year, (2) pass rates on credentialing examinations, (3) completion rates, and (4) job placement rates.
The Michigan State University Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling (RC) CACREP-accredited program had 6 program graduates during the past academic year (August 2018 to May 2019). The pass rate on the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credentialing examination for our program graduates was 100%. Our Master’s degree program completion rate was 100%. Our Master’s degree program job placement rate will be published Summer 2019.
The new annual report is anticipated to be published in Fall 2021.
Annual Report 2018-2019
This program evaluation report is prepared for students who graduated during the 2018-2019 year (cohort 2017-2019, n=6). This report provides information on the following:
- Practicum and internship site supervisor’s rating on their satisfaction in working with the Michigan State University Rehabilitation Counseling program (program level);
- Employers’ rating on the degree of preparedness in rehabilitation counseling graduates (program level);
- Basic student success in terms KPI and passing of certifying exam (program level);
- Student success in terms of national certification in rehabilitation counseling exam and employment rate (professional level);
- Scholarship (program level);
- Student exit survey (college level).
- Practicum and internship site supervisor’s rating on their satisfaction in working with the Michigan State University Rehabilitation Counseling program (n=13**)
**Some students had different sites/supervisors in practicum and internship, some students may have more than 1 supervisors if they have a split clinical experience or multiple rotations, thus, the number of survey may not equate to the number of students graduated.
Rating: 5=Very Satisfaction/Likely; 1=Very Dissatisfied/Unlikely
|1. Communication with faculty supervisor||4.85 (0.38)||5 (84.6%) 4 (15.4%)|
|2. Understanding of your roles and responsibilities||4.69 (0.48)||5 (69.2%) 4 (30.8%)|
|3. Availability of faculty supervisor||4.69 (0.48)||5 (69.2) 4 (30.8%)|
|4. Student knowledge and understanding of work||4.69 (0.48)||5 (69.2) 4 (30.8%)|
|5. Overall preparedness and readiness of students||4.77 (0.44)||5 (76.9%) 4 (23.1%)|
|6. How likely you are to supervise another student from MSU||4.92 (0.28)||5 (92.3%) 4 (7.7%)|
2. Employers’ rating on the degree of preparedness in rehabilitation counseling graduates (n=5)
**Note: During the time of the administration of the survey in 2019, employers who were reached out hired graduates from the 2016-2018, and the 2017-2019 cohorts.
Ratings: 5=Highly Prepared … 1=Minimally Prepared
|Mean (SD)||Rating %|
|1.To work collaboratively with diverse groups of individuals, including clients with and without disabilities served by your organization||4.80 (0.45)||5 (80%) 4 (20%)|
|2. To work actively with your community partners or within partner institutions or associations||4.80 (0.45)||5 (80%) 4 (20%)|
|3. To work actively with employers or other service delivery systems in providing support for persons with disabilities (e.g., advocacy and assistance)||4.75 (0.50)||5 (60%)* 4 (20%)|
|4. To provide competent direct services with clients (e.g., assessment, testing, individual or group counseling, etc.) 5. To provide competent indirect services (e.g., case review, consulting, case management, etc.)||4.80 (0.45)||5 (80%) 4 (20%)|
|6. To adhere and engage in ethical standards of counseling practice||4.80 (0.45)||5 (80%) 4 (20%)|
|7. To work competency with clients within various rehabilitation service settings||4.75 (0.50)||5 (60%)* 4 (20%)|
|8. To apply appropriate rehabilitation counseling services and interventions for people with disabilities||4.80 (0.45)||5 (80%) 4 (20%)|
|9. To engage leadership activity consistent with your organizational mission and goals||4.80 (0.45)||5 (80%) 4 (20%)|
* 1 participant = unable to rate
3. Basic student success in terms of KPI and passing of certifying exam
Among the 2016-2018 cohort (n=6), all students successfully fulfilled KPIs (100% adherence). We had 100% passing of certifying exam at the college level.
4. Student success in terms of national certification in rehabilitation counseling exam and employment rate
100% passing of the national CRC examination, and 100% employment rate. Students who graduated worked in settings in center for independent living, correctional facility, state vocational rehabilitation agency (n=2), traumatic brain injury rehabilitation center, non-profit rehabilitation facility, and private practice.
Three students received full RSA scholarship in this cohort.
6. Student exit survey
Due to administrative issues, the 2018-2019 student exit survey was not available.