- One of 10 undergraduate programs accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE).
- Accredited from Fall semester 2012 through Summer 2020, with no conditions or recommendations from CORE.
- However, in July 2017, CORE merged with CACREP, leaving undergraduate rehabilitation programs without an accrediting body.
Registry Status-Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
- In July 2017, the ATU RS program earned Registry status with CACREP.
- Highest status granted by CACREP at the undergraduate level.
The creation of conditions that will allow ALL individuals equal access to goods and services, including access to highly trained personnel.
- The Rehabilitation Science Program is dedicated to nurturing the scholastic development, respect for diversity, ethical behavior, passion for advocacy, and professionalism of future rehabilitation practitioners.
- The graduates from the Program will effectively serve the needs of the community, individuals with disabilities, and other human service populations.
- Prepares students for employment at the bachelor's degree level in a variety of fields. (See Program Planning Guide for more information).
- Students complete 18 hours of course work in a Rehabilitation Science minor (Addictions, Aging, Child Welfare, Corrections, Social Services, Disability Studies, Recreational Services).
- Students complete 420 hours of field work as part of the curriculum.
- Curriculum also prepares students for graduate study in a variety of fields.