Rehabilitation Technology


Upon completion of the Certificate in Rehabilitation Technology (CiRT), graduates will have a working knowledge of the field of rehabilitation technology. Students will develop an understanding of current and emerging rehabilitation technology, medical aspects of disability, and career and lifestyle assessment. CiRT is designed to provide students with theoretical and practical methodologies through demonstrations, videos, lectures, class discussions, and supervised clinical experiences.

CEU/licensure credit

Contact Dr. Tennyson J. Wright, Graduate Certificate Program Coordinator, for details.

Course location/delivery

This certificate is offered on the Tampa campus.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission, an applicant must hold an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in engineering, nursing, social work, counseling, psychology, education, or allied health profession with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

In addition to your completed application form, transcripts, resume and letter of interest, you will need to submit the following documents:


None are required.


15 credit hours

RCS 5080 Medical Aspects of Disability (3)
RCS 6301 Career and Lifestyle Assessment (3)
EML 6930 Special Topics: Introduction to Engineering Principles and Applied to Rehabilitation Technology (3)
EML 6930 Special Topics: Applications of Rehabilitation Technology Services (3)
RCS 6906 Independent Study (3)
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Time Limit

Three years

Credit toward graduate degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Standardized tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.


Tennyson Wright
(813) 974-2963
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Rajiv Dubey
(813) 974-5619
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