Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Waters College of Health Professions

Rehabilitation Sciences

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 in Rehabilitation Sciences!

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*located on the Armstrong Campus

At Georgia Southern University, the B.S. 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.

Career Opportunities in Rehabilitation Science

A Bachelor of Science degree 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 therapist

Contact Us for More Information

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Dept # 4902
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Armstrong Campus
Phone: 912-344-2969
Fax: 912-344-3439
Email: csds@georgiasouthern.edu

Rehabilitation Science and Physical Therapy

Armstrong Campus
Phone: 912-344-2580
Fax: 912-344-3439
Email: pt_dept@georgiasouthern.edu

RiteCare Center for Communication Disorders

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus
RiteCare Center Dept # 4903
13040 Abercorn Street, Suite 25
Savannah, GA 31419
Phone: 912-344-2735 or 912-344-2969

Last updated: 5/21/2020

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus 

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Dept # 4902
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419