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Psychiatric Rehabilitation, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Billings, MT, United States
This Psychiatric Rehabilitation program from Montana State University Billings includes an emphasis in addiction counseling. Those seeking to meet the academic requirements to become a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) can do so through this program. 
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Overview

About

Psychiatric Rehabilitation program from Montana State University Billings

Students should be aware that licensure is controlled by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry, not the College of Allied Health Professions. Students who wish to pursue licensure should use the coursework listed below and consult with the academic requirements established by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. 

The MSU Billings Department of Rehabilitation and Human Services is committed to leadership in the professional preparation of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counselors and Human Services professionals. Educational experiences will be challenging, innovative, and directed towards producing skill, dedication, and the highest ethical standards.  

Members of the faculty are committed to the continuous enhancement of their own skills and professionalism. The Department seeks to advance programs of research and service, and maintain high levels of teaching excellence. In collaboration with students, agencies, consumers, and professional organizations, the Department will advocate for the independence, acceptance, and dignity of all individuals. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Human Services
  • Introduction to Diversity Counseling 
  • Principles of Counseling and Group Theory
  • Assessment in Human Service and Addiction Programs
  • Internship
  • Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    515

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • ACT composite score of 22 or
  • SAT combined math and verbal score of 1030 or
  • 2.5 grade point average or
  • Rank in the upper half of your high school graduating class

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19245 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19245 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Montana Residents1940$ per 1-5 creditsNon-Residents5220$ per 1-5 credits

Living costs for Billings

  • 945 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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