Many alumni hold executive positions with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities and the Texas Workforce Commission.Students involved in the undergraduate program explore the social, psychological and physical impact of disabilities. With classes taught by an experienced, diverse faculty, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the human service delivery system, gaining skills in advocacy, case management, interpersonal communication, intervention techniques, and problem-solving.
The demand for professionals assisting individuals with disabilities is rising each year. Our bachelor’s degree program in rehabilitation studies combines a classroom curriculum with practical experience in community services and involvement, guiding students to a fulfilling career in the vast field of rehabilitation.
Students can receive a specialization or certificate by completing just 12 more hours.
There is a rising need for rehabilitation professionals -- the field offers a large variety of career options.