Rehabilitation, MS

for the Master of Science in Rehabilitation


department head: Amy Woods

director of graduate studies: Steven Petruzzello


graduate office: Julie Jenkins

graduate office address: 906 South Goodwin Ave, 112 Freer Hall MC-052, Urbana, IL 61801

graduate phone: (217) 333-1083

graduate email: jjenkns@illinois.edu


department website: http://kch.illinois.edu/


Not currently accepting students: Fall 2019


Candidates for the M.S. in Rehabilitation will be expected to have completed an undergraduate degree in a rehabilitation-related discipline and/or have a strong background in the social and biological sciences, and a course in introductory statistics. A full-time student can complete the program in three or four semesters. As with all programs, the Graduate College allows students to petition to transfer up to 12 hours of coursework completed prior to admittance to the department. Any approved graduate courses taken on campus in the summer immediately prior to admission count toward the degree and do not have to be transferred.

Thesis Option

REHB 401Introduction to Rehabilitation4
REHB 402Medical Aspects of Disability4
REHB 501Rehabilitation Research4
REHB 585Rehabilitation Practicum4
Specialization coursework from approved list20-23
Seminar4
REHB 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)8
or CHLH 599 Thesis Research
Total Hours48

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 30
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12 (8 within the unit)
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Non-Thesis Option

REHB 401Introduction to Rehabilitation4
REHB 402Medical Aspects of Disability4
REHB 501Rehabilitation Research4
REHB 585Rehabilitation Practicum4
Specialization coursework from approved list20-23
Seminar4
Total Hours40

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 30
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12 (8 within the unit)
Minimum GPA: 3.0