The Thomas University undergraduate Rehabilitation Studies degree prepares students to provide rehabilitation services in public and private agencies to persons with various disabilities. This degree is offered entirely online, and courses are 8 weeks in length, allowing students the opportunity to balance earning their degree with their personal and professional obligations.
Completion of this program provides students with the ability to attain Advanced Standing status in the TU Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling master’s degree program.
This minor prepares graduates to work with people who are struggling with alcohol and drug abuse in a variety of settings such as substance abuse treatment centers.
This minor will provide graduates with skills in both rehabilitation and criminal justice and they will be able to pursue jobs as probation officers, in security, as guardian ad litems, and with social services agencies.
This minor prepares graduates to work in agencies that have focus on people who are in their older adult years. It is estimated that by 2025, one-fourth of the population in the U.S. and Canada will be over 65 years old. Graduates will understand the issues related to the changing roles and responsibilities of older adults and have increased skills to work with the elderly population. Students will be able to earn a certificate in Gerontology.
Choose 5 of the following courses:
This minor prepares students to better understand the human mind and people's behavior.
Students will learn ways to provide assistance to those in need and how to use empathy in powerful ways.
15 credits (5 classes) taken in social work courses numbered 300 or above.
Students with a Sports Studies minor will be able to:
Rehabilitation services personnel assist clients in a variety of areas, including rehabilitation and support for families. They may assist in identifying and obtaining benefits as well as services in their communities and work in coordination with others to develop and conduct other services. They work in a variety of industries, including family services, government, residential facilities and in relief services.Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics