There is a growing national focus on the necessity for physical rehabilitation as a primary means to restore function to people living with chronic illnesses and disability to support both an improved quality of life and to promote a vibrant and productive society. Rehabilitation is necessary now more than ever. The faculty of the Department of Rehabilitation Science are researchers and leaders in the field and have developed a novel and evidence-based curriculum to better serve students interested in careers in physical rehabilitation.
The Department of Rehabilitation Science's minor is an innovative sequence of courses designed to enhance the Mason undergraduate student's academic preparation for clinical and research graduate programs. The focus of the minor is to provide a foundation of knowledge on the science of human movement as it pertains to both health and human performance.