Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
Welcome to The Graduate Programs in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling at The University of Iowa. My name is John Wadsworth, Ph.D., CRC and I am Program Coordinator. If you are considering graduate study in rehabilitation and mental health counseling, The University of Iowa has much to offer you.
The program offers both an M.A. degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling and a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counselor Education. Our program received the 1997 President's Award for Exemplary Education Program of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, and is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, 2011. In 2006, the program celebrated its 50th year as a counselor education program.
The Graduate Programs in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling share a commitment to increasing the quality of life for people with disabilities through the preparation of qualified professionals who are able to provide competent services to people with disabilities. Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and they have a national reputation for leadership and research in the profession. Our blended curriculum provides a diversity of clinical opportunities in the community. We have excellent library, classroom, technological, and research resources, and our small student-to-faculty ratio provides an excellent opportunity for persons wanting a quality graduate education. You can read more about the admissions process, curriculum, and graduation requirements for these programs in other areas of our Web Site.
We would like to hear from you about your interest in rehabilitation and mental health counseling. Please feel free to contact any faculty member for further information about the profession, program, or application process. You can find out more about the faculty members by exploring the faculty biographies at this web site. We look forward to hearing from you.