May 22, 2024  
2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Rehabilitation Administration Advanced Certificate

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(SIMS Code: 330201)

This certificate program provides the student with administrative knowledge and skills to develop and supervise rehabilitation programs and services, in collaboration with consumers, in a variety of organizational settings. This academic certificate is designed for individuals who currently function or aspire to function as program coordinators and administrators in state rehabilitation agencies, community rehabilitation programs, disability management programs, postsecondary education organizations, and other programs and/or organizations involved in serving consumers with disabilities.

This is an advanced academic certificate at the postbaccalaureate level. Admission requirements are a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation or a related field and relevant work experience in a rehabilitation organization or program. The certificate is intended to focus on diversity among consumer populations and service delivery systems within the student’s area of career interest. Unique focus areas such as disability management, tribal rehabilitation or deafness, and hard-of hearing programs are available at certain times. A master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, as well as leadership experience in rehabilitation is strongly encouraged. Relevant career or academic training experience may be substituted in lieu of the above admission criteria at the discretion of the program director. A bachelor’s degree is required.

Contact the Director

Contact the director of the Rehabilitation Program at 619-594-6406 (V/TTY) for further information.

Students must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all certificate coursework with no less than a grade of C in any course. Only three units of coursework with a grade of C will count towards a certificate. Maximum of three units of coursework repeatable. Courses in the certificate program may be applied to a master’s degree if applicable.

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