Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.)

A six course, 18 credit Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Rehabilitation Counseling is offered to students who have completed a Master’s Degree in another discipline. Students who have completed a related master’s degree either at Assumption College or another college may apply to the Rehabilitation Counseling C.A.G.S. program. The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Rehabilitation Counseling is a course of study that is developed in consultation with the graduate program director and based on students’ specific interest areas. Students pursuing the C.A.G.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling typically take courses on a part-time basis and have up to 7 years to complete their course of study. 

This Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study is not currently intended for individuals who possess a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from a CORE accredited program.

The Rehabilitation Counseling CAGS program is recommended for students with a Master’s Degree in Human Service, Counseling, Education, Social Work and related fields that wish to obtain further knowledge and skills in working with people with disabilities. 

The CAGS in Rehabilitation Counseling will allow students to focus graduate coursework on areas such as vocational rehabilitation, career counseling, psycho-social aspects and case management as it relates to individuals with a variety of disabilities.