Educational Opportunity – Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling Training Program

Dear Potential Student:

Hello! Have you thought about returning to school for a master’s degree? Are you interested in establishing a fulfilling career in the counseling profession? The Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling Training Program (RCTP) at San Francisco State University prepares professionals to provide empathic, responsive and multicultural competent counseling services to individuals with a wide array of disabilities and chronic illnesses. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a human service-related area. The RCTP degree prepares students to work directly with clients or in supervisory positions in nonprofit and for profit agencies including such settings as schools, colleges and universities, the Department of Rehabilitation, the Veteran’s Administration, mental health agencies, and a wide array of community-based organizations. Below are some highlights of our program:


§  Scholarships in the amount of $5900 available

§  Opportunity for training in other specializations (school, college, career, MFT, gerontology)

§  60 unit program (2-3 years) + 2 years field experience

§  Positions students for becoming Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CRC)

§  Positions students for becoming Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC)

§  Offers extensive network with Bay Area Rehabilitation Agencies and Professionals

§  Strong emphasis on multicultural competent counseling and community inclusion

§  Supportive Rehabilitation Student Association


To learn more about our program please go to our department and program websites: and Please also visit our Rehabilitation Student Association website @


The RCTP will be accepting applications for the fall 2012 semester mid-January 2012. Please visit our department website in the late summer to view the 2012 application, deadline, and directions. In the meantime, please consider attending a Rehabilitation Counseling Information Meeting to learn more about our program. Information Meetings will be held on the following dates:

§  Wednesday July 27th from Noon – 1pm

§  Thursday July 28th from 6-7pm

§  Wednesday August 17th from Noon – 1pm

§  Thursday August 18th from 6-7pm

*Location: Burk Hall 312, SFSU Main Campus*

Please RSVP to this email address: with your name and the date to which you plan to attend. If you have immediate questions that you would like answered please contact Dr. Julie Chronister @

If you need accommodations for this meeting please contact SFSU Disability Programs and Resources Center @; phone 415 338-2472; TTY: 415 338 2472. You may also visit their website @

Directions to the campus and campus map can be found at:

We look forward to meeting you!