Programs

PhD Health Sciences

This exciting, interdisciplinary program is designed to meet the critical need for doctoral-prepared faculty and researchers. You’ll work closely with our research faculty in your selected area of concentration and also complete cross-disciplinary and core courses that emphasize an interdisciplinary perspective in health-related education and research. Learn more

MS Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a profession as diverse, unlimited and creative as the people it serves. As an occupational therapist, you’ll use the “occupations” of work and productive activities, play, leisure, social participation and self-care to reduce impairment and teach skills to clients who have physical, developmental, emotional or mental health disabilities across the lifespan. Learn more

BS Occupational Studies

You’ve decided you enjoy working with persons with disabilities either through direct care or administrative service. Not quite sure which is the best career path? This program offers you the chance to pursue a variety of career options. A flexible educational path, combined with a blend of elective courses, and you’ll be prepared to work in different health and human service settings. Learn more
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Certificate in Assistive Technology & Accessible Design (Graduate)

The Certificate in Assistive Technology and Accessible Design (ATAD) follows a model of prerequisite disability and technology basic knowledge, survey of the fields, assessment, intervention and leadership. You will work under the direction of a faculty member to complete a capstone project, which, by design, is potentially publishable. Learn more
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Certificate in Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation uses recreation and activity-based interventions to help improve people’s physical, emotional, cognitive, social, spiritual and leisure functioning to enjoy life more fully. The Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, also known as a Recreation Therapist, assists clients to develop skills, knowledge and behaviors for daily living and community involvement. Learn more
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Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care (Graduate)

The Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care exposes graduate students in several helping professions to the theory and practice of trauma-related service delivery. The primary goal of the program is to train students in specialized knowledge and skills related to psychological trauma. Learn more

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Faculty & Staff

Mission, Vision & Values

Mission

We provide an inclusive, interdisciplinary research and educational environment for contemporary professionals and scientists who will lead and contribute to a productive and healthy society.

Vision

We envision improving health, well-being and participation of persons in an inclusive and supportive society.

Values

We value integrity in all that we do, collaboration to achieve excellence, diversity of thought, perspective and culture, and accessibility to promote optimal engagement.