College of Rehabilitation Sciences

More than Recovery

Rehabilitation Science is a dynamic and expanding discipline that encompasses health sciences, social sciences, and engineering to help individuals achieve optimal health. It strives to restore the highest level of functional independence essential for rebuilding social connectedness and meaningful interactions.

Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences is dedicated to enriching lives through research, education, and rehabilitation. By integrating highly-experienced faculty, state-of-the-art medical simulations, and ongoing professional development opportunities, students are prepared to excel in a number of health-related fields.

Program Update

Summer Training & Enrichment Program

The Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences STEP-UP Program aims to expand opportunities for undergraduate students from diverse, first-generation, and historically marginalized communities to explore their interests in the rehabilitation sciences and prepare for the graduate school application process.  

Apply by April 1, 2024

New Program

Advanced Practice Certificate for Healthcare Professionals: Coaching in Context

The Coaching in Context Advanced Practice Certificate (APC) is designed for inter-disciplinary professionals with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a desire to use coaching as an approach within their practice.

Exercise Science Feature
New Program

Exercise Science

Our new undergraduate Exercise Science program is designed for high school graduates interested in health and fitness careers. This program provides a high-quality educational experience combining classroom and hands-on educational experiences. Our BS in Exercise Science is also offered in a Track-Up format to help you decrease the time it takes to obtain your MSAT, DPT, and OTD degree.


Advanced Practice Certificates

Advanced practice certificates offer specialized knowledge in a specific area of practice. Jefferson offers a wide variety of certificates that allow you to advance your practice and learn from the leaders in the field. 

Rehabilitation Sciences' Centers of Excellence

Jefferson Elder Care

Jefferson Elder Care is committed to improving the lives of individuals who have memory loss, Alzheimer's disease or other dementias and intellectual disabilities through consultive services, professional training and research.