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Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC)

How to Apply



  • Fall semester: June 15th
  • Spring semester: October 15th
  • Summer semester: March 15th

Applications must be complete (test scores, letters, & transcripts must be in your file) by the above dates in order to reviewed by the committee.

Application Instructions

  1. Complete the online application:
  2. Pay the $55 fee
  3. Take an entrance examination.  We will accept the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).  Have your scores sent to Utah State University.
  4. Non-USU students, provide your official transcripts.
  5. Supply emails of three references.  The graduate school will send a form to each recommender to fill out and return.  Do not have paper letters sent to the graduate school.
  6. Letter of Intent.  Your letter must detail your specific reasons for wanting to attend graduate school, and also list and describe experiences and qualifications that you believe prepared you for advanced study.  Letters of intent are considered a vital element of the selection process and are carefully reviewed.  Letters characterized by clear organization, attention to requested information, and mechanical accuracy allow selection committee readers to better evaluate your request for graduate training. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (all majors accepted);
  • Grade point average of 3.0 on the last 60 credits of college work; 
  • Percentile scores of 40 or higher on the MAT or GRE; and 
  • Excellent recommendations for graduate study from people well acquainted with your academic and/or professional experience or potential. 

If you have questions about the admissions process, please contact .