The doctoral minor in rehabilitation counselor education offers students the opportunity to bring a rehabilitation counselor education focus to doctoral studies in other departments. The rehabilitation psychology area of the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education provides academic instruction in the following areas: disability and human behavior, professional issues and leadership and advocacy in rehabilitation counselor education; assessment and intervention issues in rehabilitation counseling and counselor education. The rehabilitation psychology faculty welcomes students from other disciplines who wish to complete a doctoral minor in rehabilitation counselor education.

The doctoral minor in rehabilitation counselor education consists of 9 credits of coursework from the rehabilitation psychology area of the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education. These 9 credits must be at the 500 level or above, and chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor.

The student must request that a faculty member in rehabilitation counselor education serve as the doctoral minor advisor. Coursework must be selected in consultation with the faculty advisor. It is recommended that students meet with a faculty member to plan the minor courses and submit the minor declaration form during the first year of doctoral study.

Contact information: RPSE Student Services Coordinator, rpseinfo@education.wisc.edu

Faculty: Professors Bal, Chan (Department Chair), Doren, Gonzalez, Hanley-Maxwell, Phillips, Rosenthal (Rehabilitation Area Chair), Ruppar, Smedema, Trainor, Tansey, Wilkerson