Graduate Program FAQ

What statistics do you have about current graduates of your program (CACREP Program Outcomes Report)? The number of graduates for the past academic year (2019-2020): 6
Pass rates on credentialing examinations (2019-2020): 83% for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Examination
Program completion rate (2019-2020): 85%
Job placement rates for students graduating during the 2019-2020 academic year: 100%
How long does it take to complete the program? The graduate program requires 56 credit hours and can be completed in two years. Part-time students usually complete the program in about three years.
How much does it cost to complete the program? The Office of the Bursar at NIU provides a planning and cost estimator. In addition, you will be required to cover some course-related expenses:
  • HRC 686 (Practicum): $11.50
  • AHRC 690 (Advanced Practicum): $20
  • AHRC 694 (Internship): $50
What recent changes or updates have occurred in the Rehabilitation Counseling program? You can view recent Rehabilitation Counseling updates in our annual report (PDF).