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Rehabilitation & Disability Studies

Rehabilitation & Disability Studies

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Rehabilitation & Disability Studies Major

Program description

This program emphasizes a holistic view of the family, disability, and rehabilitation services to individuals, teaching students how to work with clients who are disabled or handicapped.

The Rehabilitation & Disability Studies bachelor's degree has two concentrations to select from, each of which requires 44 semester hours for the major. The concentrations are:

Students generally begin the program at the beginning of the second semester of the sophomore year or the beginning of the junior year. The program of study concludes with an internship the last semester.

What can you do with this degree?

Settings where you can use this include:

  • community support services
  • addictions counseling
  • mental health and independent living services

Degree requirements

See the complete degree requirements.pdf for the Rehabilitation & Disability Studies Major.

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Mailing Address

Department of Counselor Education
Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4036
Emporia, KS 66801

Physical Address

Department of Counselor Education
(off of the ESU main campus)
1601 State St., Emporia
The Earl Center, Upper Level