During the final semester in the program, students are required to complete a comprehensive portfolio entailing two components: a written portfolio and an oral defense. Each student must demonstrate competency by applying Rehabilitation Counseling knowledge, skills, and attitudes to an in-depth case study of a consumer. Each student is assigned to his/her own case study. Utilizing accreditation standards set forth by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE), students are expected to address the case study across five areas of curriculum including the development of an Individualized Plan of Employment. Examples of the curriculum areas are Psychosocial Aspects of Disability & Cultural Diversity and Employment and Career Development. The end product is a 40 to 60-page written document. An oral defense is then schedule where the student presents the case study to the faculty. Students are required to pass both the written and oral components of the comprehensive portfolio in order to graduate.