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 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: RP & SE student services coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The doctoral minor in rehabilitation counselor education consists of 9 credits of coursework from the rehabilitation psychology and special education 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.
Malachy Bishop, David Rosenthal, Susan Smedema, and Timothy Tansey
Zhe An, Aydin Bal, Bonnie Doren, Melinda Leko, Andrea Ruppar, Beverly Trezek, and Kimber Wilkerson
For more information about faculty in the Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education Department, see: https://rpse.education.wisc.edu/rpse/people/faculty