Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling 

Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

California State University, Fresno’s Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program is nationally recognized for its high-quality education and successful student outcomes. Our master’s program may be completed in as little as five (5) semesters and requires a total of 60 units, with an approximate cost of $19,000. Within the program, students have the ability to obtain the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credentials, in addition to other specialized credentials such as the Pupil Personnel Specialist (PPS). 

The program is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

2019 Best Rehab Counseling Program

The Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program at Fresno State is accredited as a Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling specialty area by CACREP. The accreditation currently runs through March 31, 2022. While the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program is currently accredited under CACREP’s 2016 standards as a Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling specialty area, the counseling program intends to develop separate Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling tracks within the CRMHC program and to seek accreditation for each, per CACREP guidelines, under CACREP’s respective standards for Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling specialty areas.

What is a Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counselor?

Clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling is a profession that holistically applies counseling skills to assist individuals with psychiatric, developmental, cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities to achieve their maximum level of independence, integration, and participation in the community.

A rehabilitation counselor is a highly trained professional who uses client centered approaches to prepare individuals with disabilities in attaining optimal function, including psychological, social, and vocational function in the context of their personal goals, abilities, and perception of quality of life. Learn more about the profession here.

 10%

projected job growth of
rehabilitation counselors

 96%

of graduates find employment
within three months

 


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