Application materials can be obtained from the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
and web site http://www.ttuhsc.edu/sah/. Each completed application for admission is reviewed for the following: (1) A signed
application form, (2) the (non refundable) $40 application fee, (3) the applicant’s
essay, (4) current resume, (5) two recommendation forms or letters of reference, (6)
the Oath of Residency, (7) optional demographic form, the (8) official undergraduate
Applications for degree seeking students must be submitted by June 1 for the Fall
Semester and October 1 for the Spring Semester.
Individuals applying for the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) degree program
should already hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably
in a related area such as psychology, sociology, occupational therapy, social work,
special education or nursing. To be considered for admission, an overall grade point
average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale is required. Provisional admission may be offered to
applicants with a GPA of less than 2.7 under special circumstances. Such applications
will be reviewed on an individual basis. Prior work experience, paid or voluntary,
in human service settings will normally be expected. Persons applying with disabilities
are strongly encouraged to apply. No GRE or GMAT is required for admittance to this
program in accordance with TTUHSC policy. A TOEFL examination score of 550 is required
for Non-English speakers.
Student Selection Criteria
The applications for admission to the rehabilitation counseling program are reviewed
and rank ordered according to:
- academic performance
- career goals
- previous work or volunteer experience to the field
- unique individual contributions to the field
- writing skills
- computer literacy
The faculty admissions committee selects the top applicants and rank orders them according
to the selection criteria. Selected applicants are contacted for a telephone interview.
Recommendations for admission are made to the Dean of the School of Allied Health
Acceptance of Transferred Coursework for Credit
Students may petition for transfer of graduate credit from another graduate school.
Credit may be transferred only for courses in which the student received a grade of
A or B. Credit from an S grade may be transferred only if that school regarded the
grade as a B or better. Only students with regular admission status may request transfer
of credit. To request transfer of credit students must first contact their advisor.
The program may accept up to, but not exceed 9 credit hours of credit from another
graduate program. Course content, level of instruction and assignments are evaluated
to determine equivalency. It is preferred the graduate program credit is earned in
a CORE accredited program, however it is not required. No credit is awarded for experiential