College of Health Sciences
A B.S. in Rehabilitation Sciences is the first step toward a career in the rehabilitation professions, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation counseling and speech language pathology. UTEP is the only university in the region to offer the degree, which prepares students with the prerequisites required to apply to graduate programs throughout the country.
Prepare for graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehab counseling or speech language pathology
Work on projects that generate sustainable change in the borderland, such as the $100 Solution service-learning project
Assist faculty in research, such as studying exercise and the cardiovascular system in the Clinical Applied Physiology Lab
Multiple knee surgeries did not stop Paola Quiroz from crossing the stage to graduate from the rehabilitation sciences program with a 4.0 GPA. Instead, it strengthened her resolve to continue her education and pursue a career as an occupational therapist.
The rehabilitation sciences program provides students with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of graduate or professional education. Most rehabilitation professions require a master's degree.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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