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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counselor Education


We welcome your interest in the Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) in Rehabilitation Counselor Education! We hope you will explore our website to learn more about our Program's goals and curriculum. We encourage you to learn more about our current students and our faculty, or come to East Lansing to tour the MSU campus.

We also invite you to reach out to a student or contact a faculty member with any questions about the Ph.D. Program or the admissions process.

Admissions Deadline


Applicants for admission are considered for fall term only. Applications for the next academic year are accepted through December 1st. In order to be admitted, candidates must be reviewed favorably by the program faculty, the Department Admissions Committee, and the Graduate School.


Admission Requirements

Consideration is given to the applicant’s previous academic and professional experience. There should be in each applicant’s background a pattern of experience that supports his or her expressed desire to pursue advanced graduate studies in rehabilitation counseling. Appropriate evidence of such experience should be reflected in the applicant’s letters of recommendation.

Have questions?

Check out the FAQ’s listed on each CEPSE graduate program’s website. Also, the Program Admission Representative for each graduate program can answer questions related to the submission of your materials. Note that all admissions decisions are made by the CEPSE faculty.