Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Our program prepares students to become professionals in the fields of disability studies and services which include counseling, allied health fields (Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy), case management, human services, and supported employment. Coursework covers the foundation and history of the disability movement. We focus on current research in rehabilitation strategies and processes.

Mission, Goal, and Objectives
Program Outcome Data 2016


Programs of Study



Our rehabilitation students have been involved with the Alabama Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) for the past 15 years. This program serves Alabama’s youth with disabilities and focuses on post high school employment, education, independent living, and advocacy for people with disabilities. To learn more, please visit Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services YLF.

Outreach Initiatives