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2018-2019 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 25, 2024
2018-2019 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Assistive Technology Certificate

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The Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology has developed an innovative program that prepares individuals to be well-versed in assistive technology, and able to either work directly with persons with disabilities or participate in a research environment related to assistive technology and rehabilitation.


To be eligible for admission into the certificate program, a student must:

  • currently be enrolled in a Master of Science or PhD program in RST, physical or occupational therapy, communication science and disorders, or engineering program or
  • possess an MS, PhD, or MD degree in an appropriate health-related or technology field.

Program Requirements

The certificate will be awarded upon completion of a Master’s or higher degree and completion of 15 credits. The following courses are required:

And at least three credits must be completed from any combination of the following courses:

(or other courses if approved by the Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology)

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