The Vocational Evaluation Forensic Certificate program is a short-term training certificate that exists for professionals and paraprofessionals who desire to work in the field of vocational rehabilitation. This certificate incorporates current knowledge and training on societal trends in the areas of economics, forensics, employment, and evaluation, serving to enhance and improve students’ education, ultimately leading to greater employment for individuals with disabilities.

This program is offered on campus and online. 

Counselor Education Programs Mission Statement

More information on the VEFC Certificate program

Certificate Overview

Those completing the Vocational Evaluation Forensic Graduate Certificate will be able to

  • assist individuals with disabilities in achieving positive employment outcomes
  • help individuals with disabilities identify career and educational interests
  • apply evidence-based practices to empower individuals with disabilities
  • engage in social just and advocacy in their daily work

Faculty will teach the core classes of the certificate program including Introduction to Rehabilitation and Case Management, providing a high quality and expert experience in coursework.

Students will take six courses, which are required for certificate completion. There are no electives. Students will take two courses each semester, for three semesters to complete the programs. Cohorts will be admitted each fall semester. Courses can be taken as non-degree by students eligible for Master’ level coursework, or have a degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, or those completing a master’s degree.

Ready to join the Auburn Family?

Visit Auburn’s Graduate School homepage for checklists, resources, valuable graduate student information and to begin your application. Please contact department faculty listed above with program-specific questions.

Last updated: 11/23/2023