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Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling


Certificate of Proficiency in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies


Program Director:  Trenton Landon

Location: EDUC 322

Phone: 435-797-3269

FAX:  435-797-3572



Program Advisor: Kris Wengreen

Location: EDUC 309

Phone: 435-797-3246

FAX: 435-797-3572



Program Description

USU provides the Certificate in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies for the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) Category 3.

  • The program includes eight (8) courses. Students must take a minimum of 16 credits from these courses.

  • All courses are offered via distance education.

  • Tuition: $472/credit hour

  • Employment Requirement: Twelve (12) months of acceptable work experience under the supervision of a CRC, or twenty-four (24) months of acceptable work experience. Work experience does not need to be completed before applying for the program.

  • For additional information on CRCC Category 3, see the CRCC website:

  • Certificate can be completed in as few as two semesters. Courses are offered spring and fall semesters via distance education. Students have the flexibility to register for as many courses each semester as they desire.


To be eligible for certification in this Category you must have a master’s, specialist, or doctoral degree in a related field of study with course content that emphasizes rehabilitation, counseling, disability, therapy, health, employment, wellness, or human development. CRCC provides a pre-review of transcripts and work experience.  

Admission Requirements

In order to gain admittance to the program, students must submit an application, application fee, official master’s degree transcripts, statement of purpose, and resume. To apply, contact the program advisor, Kris Wengreen (


Fall Semester (12 credits)

Spring Semester (11 credits)