Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Degree

Make an indelible impact on the lives of others by learning about Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. You will learn that it is a field of study focused on understanding people suffering from mental, physical, developmental, and emotional disabilities in an effort to help them live independently. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer vocational rehabilitation counseling degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU offers a master's degree program in vocational rehabilitation counseling.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male4
Female18

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black2
White19
Multiple Races1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling program at WVU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Rehabilitation Counselors

Description

Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, rehabilitation counselors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Morgantown, WV
    • Total Employment: 90
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.92
    • Average Annual Salary: $41440

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007