Allied Health
Rehabilitation Counselor

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Salary: $19,260 - $53,170
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Hourly: $11.11 - $21.74
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Outlook: 4 Stars
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Length of Training: 4-6 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
Most rehabilitation counseling positions require at least a Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution. Additionally, rehabilitation counselors are usually required to pass a national certification examination offered by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. To take this exam requires graduation from an accredited educational institution at the Bachelor's level, completing an internship and passing the written examination.

Licensure/Certification
To maintain their national rehabilitation counselor certification, individuals are required to retake the certification exam or complete 100 hours of approved continuing education credit every 5 years.

Educational Programs

University or College City Degree*
Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches B
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock Lubbock M
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The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso M
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The University of Texas Pan American Edinburg B,M,D
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The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas M
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University of North Texas Denton B,M
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University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio B
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate