Department of Rehabilitation, Health and Wellness
The Department of Rehabilitation, Heath and Wellness is a vibrant six member group with expertise across multiple aspects of human health, fitness, injury prevention and rehabilitation; faculty are active in aspects of fitness, health care and education at the state, regional and national level. Faculty members collaborate with other health care educators across the School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing to deliver an interprofessional educational experience.
The department sponsors educational programming culminating in a BS in Athletic Training, qualifying the student to sit for the national certification exam. There is collaboration with the Department of Physical Therapy in offering a Dual-Degree BS in Athletic Training/DPT (4+3) program and with the Department of Biomedical Sciences in offering the Minor in Nutrition. The department also offers classes to the broader campus community in areas of Fitness, Leisure and Wellness (FLW).