Jul 23, 2024  
2023-2025 Catalog Volume XXXI Ver 1 
    
2023-2025 Catalog Volume XXXI Ver 1

School of Rehabilitation Sciences


Mission

The mission of the South College School of Rehabilitation Sciences is to provide innovative, career-focused educational opportunities that develop Occupational Therapy Doctors (OTD), Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA), Doctors of Physical Therapy (DPT), and Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) who are highly skilled, mindful, and empathetic care providers, who are passionate lifelong learners, who are servant leaders in their local community, and who are highly engaged in their professional and broader health care communities. Programs are designed to equip graduates to deliver exemplary care in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented, and value-based healthcare environment.

Philosophy

The School of Rehabilitation Sciences is committed to the development of future Occupational Therapy Doctors, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Doctors of Physical Therapy, and Physical Therapist Assistants who are ready to meet the demands of clinical practice in the 21st century with exemplary entry-level skills, marked professionalism, and compassion.

The rehabilitation science programs are each designed for the delivery of a contemporary and evidence-based curriculum using faculty and contributors that are dedicated educators, clinicians, researchers, and leaders. Faculty and contributors facilitate student learning and professional growth with student-centered active learning experiences, modeled clinical and scholarly excellence, and steadfast professionalism. The programs’ curricula combine the best aspects of engaging learning activities and interactions, hands-on laboratory sessions, and collaborative clinical education experiences into an innovative and dynamic learning experience. Graduates are prepared for skillful, mindful, and compassionate clinical practice, lifelong learning and professional development, and selfless service to their community and profession.

 

Programs

    Associate of ScienceDoctor of Physical Therapy