Rehabilitation Services and Rehabilitation Counseling
Fast Fact: In the last five years, enrollment in Rehabilitation Services program is up 115%.
The consumer demand for rehabilitation services is enormous and continues to grow at a rapid pace. It is estimated that over 43 million Americans have disabilities that limit their participation in more than one life activity, and prevent them from obtaining or maintaining a job. Of those individuals with disabilities, many are interested in working and achieving independence. Many more qualified rehabilitation professionals are needed because of the demand for rehabilitation services throughout the country. Start your career in Rehabilitation Services with an undergraduate major in Health Sciences (B.S.).
Graduates of the undergraduate program are employed iin job placement/job development, case management, disability advocacy, independent living centers, and nonprofit organization that serve persons with disabilities.
Our aim is to provide students with the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become highly-qualified rehabilitation professionals. As a rehabilitation professional, you will be able to facilitate employment, independent living, and community integration of individuals with disabilities, so that they may become or remain productive and personally fulfilled. Those preparing for graduate M.A. specialization in ____ should major in Health Sciences (B.S.) with a specialization in Rehabilitation Services as an undergraduate.