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,

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.


Rehabilitation Psychology:
Malachy Bishop, David Rosenthal, Susan Smedema, and Timothy Tansey

Special Education:
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: