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Category R Certificate

USU provides the post-graduate advanced certificate for the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) Category R.

*Eligibility Requirements for July 2014 CRC exam and beyond. 

To be eligible for certification in this Category you must have a master's, specialist, or doctoral degree in one of the following majors: 

Behavioral Health, Behavioral Science, Disability Studies, Human Relations, Human Services, Marriage and Family Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Psychometrics, Rehabilitation Administration/Services, Social Work, Special Education, Vocational Assessment/Evaluation. 

Note:  CRCC will not consider degrees outside of the specified list of majors.

  • The program includes eight (8) courses, for a minimum of 22 semester hours.
  • All courses are offered via distance education.
  • Tuition:  $416/credit hour ($9,152 total to earn certificate)
  • Employment Requirement:  Thirty-six (36) months of acceptable employment experience, including a minimum of twenty-four (24) months under the supervision of a CRC.
  • For additional information on CRCC Category R, see the CRCC website
  • Certificate can be completed in as few as three semesters. Courses are offered spring, summer, and fall semesters via distance education.  Students have the flexibility to register for as many courses each semester as they desire.  However, all coursework must be completed within 4 calendar years. 
  • As a general rule, the program does not accept graduate transfer credit.  However, in a few cases in which the Category R student has completed graduate coursework at a CORE accredited master's program, up to two courses may be accepted upon the decision of the USU Rehabilitation Counseling faculty. The courses cannot have been used towards another degree.  

For more information, or to apply for the certificate program, contact   Kris Wengreen   .

CRCC CATEGORY R Requirements

*All Classes are on Mountain Time.

CRCC Area USU Course Semester Offered Credits
Theories and Techniques of Counseling REH 6200 - Theories of Counseling Applied to Persons with Disabilities Spring 2018 (Jan 8 - May 4, 2018)
Day/Time TBD
Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling REH 6100 - Introduction to the Profession of Rehabilitation Fall 2017 (Aug 28 - Dec 8, 2017)
Monday, 7:45-9:30 pm
Assessment REH 6190 - Introduction to Assessment Spring 2018 (Jan 8 - May 4, 2018)
Day/Time TBD
Occupational Information or Job Placement REH 6160 - Job Placement and Job Development Fall 2017 (Aug 28 - Dec 8, 2017)
Thursday, 5:00-7:30 pm
Medical Aspects of Disability REH 6110 - Medical Aspects of Disability Fall 2017 (Aug 28 - Dec 8, 2017)
Psychosocial Aspects of Disability REH 6120 - Psychosocial Aspects of Disability Spring 2018 (Jan 8 - May 4, 2018)
Day/Time TBD
Multicultural Issues REH 6220 - Culturally Valid Rehabilitation Practices Summer 2017 (May 22-July 7, 2017)
Case Management and Rehabilitation Services REH 6150 - Rehabilitation Services and Resources Spring 2018 (Jan 8 - May 4, 2018)
Day/Time TBD