May 27, 2024  
Catalog/Bulletin 2022-2023 
Catalog/Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling

Krystal Vaughn, PhD
Acting Head of the Department

LOCATION: 411 S. Prieur Street, Rm 318
PHONE: (504) 556-7547
FAX: (504) 556-7540

The Department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling at LSUHSC offers a Master of Health Sciences degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling (MHS-CRC).  The program offers two tracks, Clinical Rehabilitation & Counseling (CRC) and Clinical Mental Health (CMH).

Departmental Admissions Process

Admissions are conducted once a year for matriculation into the MHS-CRC programs. Each year Applications received by May 15 (for Fall), and November 1 (for Spring) will be given priority.  Applications received after the priority deadlines will be considered on a space available basis.  The application can be found online at

Part-time study is available.  Students anticipating special accommodations for the application and/or admission procedures should contact the department for assistance.

The department is committed to admitting a qualified and diverse group of students for each class. A strong commitment to the field of counseling is weighed heavily in the application process.

Applicant Advising

The Department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling holds an informational session for prospective students and college advisors on each Friday at 1pm: .  Information is provided on the counseling field and scope of practice, program curriculum, class schedule, employment opportunities, application/admission requirements, etc.  These sessions are held in the School of Allied Health, Human Development Center building, 411 S. Prieur Street, Room 301 and start at 1:00pm.  If you are unable to attend the scheduled informational session, please email to schedule another date and time.

Prospective students may also request a personal meeting with the department’s admissions coordinator.  Contact the department to schedule an appointment at (504) 556-3453 or email