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The Faculty of Medicine > Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation
This interdisciplinary, online Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation (www.mrsc.ubc.ca/site_page.asp?pageid=3) is targeted to occupational therapists and physical therapists, and other health professionals who want to update their knowledge and skills to better meet the demands of the current health care environment. The program provides useable, evidence-based skills for the rehabilitation workplace. Each course draws on the research and rehabilitation practice experience of those currently shaping the field.
The five courses in the program (RHSC 501, 503, 505, 507, 509) enable participants to develop essential knowledge and skills required for best practice in rehabilitation. Learners who successfully complete the five courses will receive the Certificate.
- Completion of a recognized baccalaureate degree at an accredited academic institution.
- Recommended: completion of an introductory course in statistics.
- Academic standing of a minimum 76% (B+) average in senior-level courses (300- and 400-level)
- English competency: Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must present evidence of competency to pursue studies in the English language prior to being extended an offer of admission.
To achieve 'professional' eligibility, an applicant must be:
- an occupational therapist, physical therapist, rehabilitation practitioner, or professional in a related health and human services discipline, and
- eligible to practice in their discipline.