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Rehabilitation Counseling Program Application Procedure

Step One

Apply to UNT
You will need to apply to the Toulouse Graduate School through the online Apply Texas application and have all of your transcripts sent to UNT. 

Application Fee
$75

Request Transcripts
You will need to obtain official transcripts from each college or university you attended. Contact each school and have the official transcripts mailed directly to:

University of North Texas
School of Graduate Studies
1155 Union Circle #305459
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Step Two

Apply to the Rehabilitation Counseling Program:
You will need to complete a department application. We offer both an on-campus and online program. 

On-Campus Program
This program is offered in a face-to-face format at the UNT Denton campus.

Online Program
This program is offered via distance in an online format. Please note the distance program is designed for working professionals. 

You will also need to provide the following:

  1. Self-Statement 2-3 double spaced pages entrance essay answering the following two prompts;
    1. Oftentimes our life experiences and interactions with various individuals influence our lifelong passions and direction. What specific life experiences and or individual interactions ignited your passion for rehabilitation counseling? Please discuss any attributes, experiences, or interests that would enable you to make a distinctive contribution to the rehabilitation counseling profession.
    2. As our world has become more complex and intersecting, we have also seen our client issues become much more challenging to address. As a future rehabilitation counseling professional, what do you believe are the responsibilities you would have for the client's well-being, and how would you hope to meet those responsibilities (given your present understanding of the role and responsibilities of a rehabilitation counseling professional)?
  2. Current resume
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation. One must be from a current or previous employer and one from a previous instructor submitted on appropriate letterhead with signature.

Letters should be mailed to:

Nicole Brown
Department of Rehabilitation & Human Services
1155 Union Circle #311456
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Letters can also be emailed by recommenders to: rhab-applications@unt.edu.

Step Three

Interview:

After the department receives all of your application materials, qualified applicants will be emailed with an invitation to a group interview. Interviews for both the on-campus and online program will be conducted on-campus. Interview dates for the upcoming application cycles are as follows:

Group Interview Dates: March 20th & 21st

If you have any questions, please contact us at rhs@unt.edu.

All materials for Fall 2020 due by March 15, 2020.
All materials for Spring 2021 due by November 1, 2020.