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!

Format: In person at Armstrong Campus
Credit Hours: 124

At Georgia Southern University, the Bachelor of Science with a major 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.

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Career Opportunities in Rehabilitation Science

A Bachelor of Science with a major 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

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Rehabilitation Sciences Program

Armstrong Campus
Phone: 912-344-2580
Fax: 912-344-3439

Last updated: 8/4/2020

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus 

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