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Studying Rehabilitation Sciences at Weber State

Weber State’s rehabilitation sciences major prepares you for a career in athletic training, physical therapy and many other fields. This program also provides a foundation for graduate programs in a healthcare profession.

Rehabilitation Sciences Highlights

In Weber State’s rehabilitation sciences major, you can explore a variety of healthcare careers while gaining a strong foundation in orthopedics. This program provides you with medical knowledge and skills that will give you an advantage in applying to and participating in a professional program.

Beyond the Classroom

Through one or more internships, you’ll have the opportunity to shadow professionals in different fields and prepare for the graduate program of your choice.

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Weber State rehabilitation sciences classes cover a wide range of topics, including emergency care, orthopedic injury evaluation, therapeutic modalities, therapeutic exercise and healthcare management.

You will also take prerequisites necessary for applying to graduate programs, such as chemistry, physics, biology and math.

What You CAN DO After Weber

The Weber State rehabilitation sciences major is a pre-professional program, designed to help you prepare for your master’s degree in areas such as athletic training, physical therapy, podiatric medicine, chiropractic and occupational therapy, physician's assistant programs, medical school and more. If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective

I enjoy teaching in this program because I get to interact with students who have all kinds of different career paths in front of them. I have had students interested in athletic training, occupational therapy, physician assistant school and even medical school.

Hannah Stedge