Counselor Education

Ranked in top 10 most affordable accredited online Counseling programs

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The Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in Rehabilitation has been ranked in the top 10 most affordable accredited online Counseling programs by

Our Rehabilitation Counseling concentration prepares graduates to provide services to diverse populations, based upon the philosophy that all people have inherent value and resiliency, and all citizens should have opportunities for full societal participation. Students can select from two tracks of study: Vocational, with a focus on employment; and Clinical, with a focus on mental health.

Low-Residency, Blended Program

The Rehabilitation concentration is a blended program, which means there is a mixture of online and on-campus courses. 

Affordable Tuition

For online learners, the University of Southern Maine offers a low e-tuition rate to non-residents of Maine that is less than the standard out-of-state tuition. Maine residents benefit from the lower in-state tuition.

National Accreditation

The University's Counselor Education program holds accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) and the Rehabilitation concentration is also accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE).