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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Dec 01, 2021
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Psycho-Social Issues 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


Completion of this certificate provides the student with a background in the psychological and social issues involved in disability, rehabilitation, and personal care. It helps prepare students for graduate programs in areas such as occupational therapy, physician assistant studies, rehabilitation counseling, accelerated or direct entry nursing programs, or disability studies. This certificate also introduces the student to some of the knowledge needed to provide personal care to individuals with disabilities.

Total Certificate Credits: 26-27

*Or other approved Human Anatomy/Physiology course sequence.

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