Online graduate rehab counseling program ranked 2nd in the nation

HPS’ online graduate rehabilitation counseling program, offered by our Rehabilitation and Health Services (RHS) department, was recently ranked 2nd in the nation by

The department offers a traditional on-campus program as well as a distance-learning online program for professionals actively involved in the field.

Graduates of our rehabilitation counseling program are employed in various rehabilitation, behavioral health and health care settings, such as the Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services, Veterans Affairs as well as hospitals, insurance companies, university and school settings, community programs, non-profit agencies, independent living centers and many other settings serving individuals with disabilities.

The program is nationally accredited by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs); therefore, the curriculum is designed to meet the requirements for national certification as a rehabilitation counselor (CRC), as well as licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) by the state of Texas. So, upon graduation of the program, students are eligible for national certification as well as Texas licensure. is an independent organization comprised of a dedicated group of educators, editors, authors, and web professionals who believe learning transforms lives for the better and should remain a lifelong pursuit.