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Rehabilitation Sciences Program

Format: In person on the Armstrong Campus in Savannah
Credit Hours: 124

Join a program built to prepare you for graduate study in physical therapy, occupational therapy and sports medicine, and earn your Bachelor of Science degree with a major in rehabilitation sciences!

At Georgia Southern University, the Bachelor of Science with a major in rehabilitation sciences provides you with a curriculum focused on the science and research associated with physiology and rehabilitation. Your coursework will familiarize you with the medical terminology and practices needed to become an invaluable member of the healthcare industry.

Building on a foundation of physiology, biology and chemistry, Georgia Southern’s Rehabilitation Sciences program includes a sound education in basic neuroscience, pathophysiology and psychology in the context and application of rehabilitation.

While this degree will prepare you for entry-level rehabilitation science jobs, the program is designed to prepare you for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy or sports medicine.

All major-area (RHAB) courses can now be taken remote- synchronously, making it even easier to major in Rehabilitation Sciences!

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Career Opportunities in Rehabilitation Sciences

A Bachelor of Science with a major in rehabilitation sciences prepares you for a variety of jobs in physical rehabilitation and its related fields, including:

  • Physical therapy assistant
  • Therapeutic recreation assistant
  • Occupational therapy assistant
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Wellness director
  • Clinical specialist
  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapists

Join the Rho Tau Pre-Physical Therapy Club

The Rho Tau Pre-physical Therapy Club is the only national student organization for pre-professionals studying rehabilitation science with the goal of becoming a physical therapist. We inspire, empower, and support students and offer the tools to navigate your academic career while preparing you for your professional one.

Membership: 2.5 GPA and pay annual membership dues

Meetings: Monthly

Contact Us for More Information

Rehabilitation Sciences Program

Armstrong Campus
Phone: 912-344-2580
Fax: 912-344-3439

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Last updated: 6/21/2023