Bachelor of Science Degree
The rehabilitation services baccalaureate degree offers a level of training which prepares you to enter the field as a skilled professional. You'll be provided a solid foundation of theoretical knowledge and professional training that will prepare you to work in direct service delivery for people with disabilities.
The program is built on a strong liberal arts base, with an emphasis on disability awareness, medical and psychological aspects of disability, employment, assessment, problem solving, counseling, and case management. The philosophy of individual choice and independent living forms the foundation for all instruction.
Additionally, this degree will prepare you for graduate work in a variety of areas, including rehabilitation counseling, agency or school counseling, psychology, sociology, and disability studies. It is expected that students who successfully and consecutively complete five courses per semester will graduate within four years.
The program is also well suited for students who are unable to attend college full time due to family and work responsibilities as a number of courses are offered in the evening. Students transferring from other institutions will find that Hilbert accepts many of the credit hours received from previous institutions.