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Programs in Disability and Addiction Rehabilitation

Programs in Rehabilitation

Our department has a rich history of providing quality rehabilitation education, research, training and service to a diverse group of students. While the name has changed over the years, the commitment to ensure people with disabilities receive excellent services from competent professionals has remained steadfast. If you are looking for a career working with individuals with disabilities and substance use disorders, we offer the following degrees: 

  • B.S. in Rehabilitation Studies
    • Minor in Rehabilitation Studies
    • Minor in Addiction Studies
  • M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling 

Our program is currently accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and with the merging of CORE and the Council for Acreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) will be accredited by CACREP starting July 2017. 

Is there a spark inside of you that ignites at the thought of positively impacting another’s life?

Does the idea of a career in empowering individuals with disabilities and addiction inspire you?

Our department is comprised of community engaged academics—an education that reaches beyond the classroom and into the community. We prepare rehabilitation professionals through a  progressive undergraduate program in Rehabilitation Studies, a top-ranked graduate program in Rehabilitation Counseling  and with minors and certificates.  Our alumni enter the work force prepared to provide individuals with  physical or cognitive disabilities,  mental health issues and/or substance use  disorders the tools to maintain an independent, functioning and self-sustaining life.  A diverse group of individuals enter our programs as students and graduate into various careers such as job coaches, rehabilitation counselors, employment specialists and substance use and recovery treatment professionals.  

If you have something to offer individuals with disabilities or substance use disorders, our department can offer you the building blocks to get there. With more than a 90% employment rate post master’s program graduation, hands-on experience and a  diverse and exceptional faculty, you will be prepared to start making a true,  positive change in the lives of others. LET YOUR SPARK BECOME A FLAME.