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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
  May 25, 2024
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Assistive Technology in Rehabilitation Certificate

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Undergraduate Rehabilitation Science Certificates

The undergraduate program in Rehabilitation Science offers undergraduate certificates for students planning to continue their education in rehabilitation science programs or seeking a concentration of courses in a particular rehabilitation science area. These certificates are designed to best prepare students for rehabilitation-related graduate programs; however, the certificates are not a requirement for application.

The undergraduate Rehabilitation Science certificates are listed below followed by the specific course requirments for each:

  • Assistive Technology in Rehabilitation
  • Pathokinesiology in Rehabilitation
  • Psycho-Social Issues in Rehabilitation and Personal Care


This certificate provides a focused area of study for students interested in careers providing technology to individuals with disabilities. It will prepare students for graduate programs such as prosthetics and orthotics or rehabilitation technology. It will also provide the course work and some of the clinical hours needed to satisfy the requirements for the RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America) Assistive Technology Supplier certification.

Total Certificate Credits: 32-33

*Or other approved Human Anatomy/Physiology course sequence.

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