MRC Program Student Portal


Welcome to online masters of rehabilitation counseling program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. We are fully accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and have established ourselves as a leader in online education. I encourage you to thoroughly review this portal page and to check it frequently. Here you will find all the information you need to be successful both in the MRC program and in your profession as a rehabilitation counselor. On behalf of the faculty, staff, and myself, we hope you have a productive and engaging learning experience. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Rehabilitation Counseling is concerned with providing and coordinating services for individuals with a range of physical, psychiatric, and/or developmental disabilities. Rehabilitation Counselors work to assist clients gain the skills and resources necessary to obtain meaningful work and lead full and satisfying lives.


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Our Faculty and Staff

Evans Spears Evans Spears, Ph.D.
Program Director
Jacquelyn Dalton Jacquelyn Dalton, Ph.D., CRC
Assistant Professor
Sara Johnston Sara Johnston, Ph.D., CRC
Assistant Professor
Curt Finger Curt Finger
Technical support
Nancy Mangum Nancy Mangum
Unit Coordinator


By far the best educational decision I ever made.R. Davis

I wanted to let you know that I did pass my CRC exam, and I am very pleased with the preparation that your program provided me.T.M.

The flexibility of this program has truly been an unexpected and priceless bonus! Without this program, I would have surely needed to defer the completion of my degree indefinitely.I. D.

I am completely blown away at how dedicated and open all of the staff are with helping us be successful in this program.R. WC.