Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology Certificate

College of Medicine
Offered by the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The online Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology certificate program focuses on the application of science and technology to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities. Students will have an opportunity to learn about assistive technology and rehabilitative technology, and the role of technology in the lives of individuals with disabilities. The program provides students with an educational foundation to prepare them for the RESNA assistive technology professional exam. The flexible online program utilizes educational technologies, including case study videos and discussions, to give students a breadth of educational experience. 

The ARTC program is offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels to accommodate individuals seeking an educational pathway to develop or expand their skills with assistive and rehabilitation technology.

Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online

Program Tracks

Undergraduate Academic Certificate Program

The undergraduate Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology certificate is designed for students who are currently employed as a rehabilitation technician or technologist or those who want to be eligible to take the Assistive Technology Professional Certification exam. It is also appropriate for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in engineering, health sciences or special education programs. Apply for the undergraduate certificate.

Graduate Academic Certificate Program

The graduate Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology certificate is designed for individuals who are looking for a post-professional certificate to set themselves apart in their current job or in future employment. It is also appropriate for graduate-level degree seeking students currently enrolled in engineering, health sciences or special education program. Apply for the graduate certificate.

Sample Courses

HTHRHSC 5100

Introduction to Assistive Technology

Introduction to assistive technology and rehabilitation technology for individuals with disabilities and older adults.
HTHRHSC 5200

Assistive Technology for Seating and Mobility

Introduction to seating and mobility - specifically manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs and scooters - for individuals with disabilities and older adults.
HTHRHSC 5400

Computers, Communication and Control for Individuals with Disabilities

Examination of technology integration for individuals with disabilities, including consumer electronics, emerging technologies, information and communication technologies, and robotic assistive technologies.
HTHRHSC 5450

Assistive Technology for Sports and Recreation

Introduction to the technologies that are used in adapted sports and recreation for individuals with disabilities and older adults.

Featured Faculty

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Associate Professor - Clinical
Assistant Professor - Clinical

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