The Rehabilitative Sciences Program is an inter-disciplinary program that combines the resources of the departments of biology, psychology, sociology, health and physical education, and nursing with the resources of the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitative Sciences. The program prepares students for general human service positions in the areas of aging, developmental disabilities, or substance abuse. Graduates of the program assume a variety of positions, including case managers, residential program managers, day service directors, rehabilitation program specialists, qualified mental retardation personnel, substance abuse prevention specialists, activities directors, and similar positions.
Clarion's Rehabilitative Sciences program is highly regarded throughout Pennsylvania as a producer of high-quality, entry-level rehabilitation professionals. Students who enroll in Clarion's Rehabilitative Sciences Program will work with nationally recognized faculty in the field and will participate in a variety of on- and off-campus field experiences involving increasing levels of responsibility and culminating in a semester-long supervised internship in a human service agency. Internship opportunities are available throughout the region. Acceptance into the Rehabilitative Sciences Program is contingent upon 2.5 QPAs in the first four semesters at Clarion and Act 33, Act 34, and FBI clearances.