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Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering

Program Description

Just the Facts

Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering. A program that prepares individuals to apply the principles of psychology, engineering, and occupational therapy to the design and implementation of technological interventions and systems to promote patient rehabilitation and function. Includes instruction in ergonomics, seating and mobility design, universal and near environment systems design, rehabilitation research, rehabilitation biomechanics, access and communications design, microprocessor-based technologies, neurological trauma, standards and testing, and service delivery management.

This program is available in these options:

  • Certificate / Diploma
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Master's degree

High School Courses

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