The Six-in-Five Program is designed for exceptional Assumption College students who have demonstrated superior academic performance, and who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.
Undergraduate students who have completed general education requirements and the required courses in their major may begin the graduate program in Rehabilitation Counseling during their senior year. Upon completion of one additional year of graduate study (the fifth year), students will be awarded a Master of Arts Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Students are then eligible to take the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Examination and become nationally certified as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).
- Students interested in the Six-in-Five Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Counseling should consult with the Chair of the Department of Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies no later than February 1st of their junior year at Assumption College
- Acceptance into the Six-in-Five program allows students to begin taking graduate courses in their senior year. During the spring semester of the senior year, students must formally apply for acceptance into the graduate program.
- Students must be recommended for the program by a faculty member.
- Upon acceptance into the graduate program, students will continue their graduate coursework through the summer sessions and the following academic year.
- Upon successful completion of the academic and clinical requirements, students will be awarded a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. This program allows outstanding students to complete six years of full-time academic work in five years.
For more information, visit the graduate school website