Rehabilitation & Disability Studies Certificate

Discover the certificate in rehabilitation and disability studies

Use your passion to help others by acquiring the skills and knowledge to empower individuals living with disabilities or undergoing rehabilitation.

This certificate helps you to recognize and address issues that face people with disabilities. You’ll receive entry-level skills and competencies preparing you for professional work in a variety of programs that serve individuals.

Your appreciation and understanding of the changing needs of people with disabilities can make a lifelong impact.

In three years or fewer, depending on your schedule and courses offered, you can earn this credential. 


  • The certificate in rehabilitation and disability studies is open to current students, regardless of major, and can be pursued as a stand-alone degree or combined with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
  • In order to enroll in our certificate program, you must already be admitted. If you are not currently admitted, you will need to meet the admission requirements. For more information, visit admissions.

Certificate requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 18 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum.
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 overall grade point average.


We’re here to provide academic support. Contact the SHHS advising team for answers to all your questions.

If you want more information about admission to our programs, visit our undergraduate admissions page.