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Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology




This Bachelor's degree program is a dual major degree program. You will major in both Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology.   General education and psychology major course requirements vary by the affiliate school.  More information can be obtained by linking to the affiliate school’s website (click on the Admissions Page to find those links) or by contacting the Program Director.

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Course Requirements (total of 45 credits) are listed below

[NOTE:  Students with an Associate of Science Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation transfer 30 credits of PSRT course to the BS degree program and are required to take an additional 15 credits of PSRT coursework]

Required Courses - 33 credits

Introduction to Psychosocial Rehabilitation (3 credits)

Communication Techniques (3 credits)

Group Interventions for People with Disabilities (3 credits)

Clinical Principles in Psychosocial Rehabilitation (3 credits)

Community Resource Management (3 credits)

Emerging Topics in Psychosocial Rehabilitation  (3 credits)

Practicum in Psychiatric Rehabilitation I (6 credits)

Practicum in Psychiatric Rehabilitation II (6 credits)

Case Management Approaches (3 credits)


Major Electives - 12 credits

Substance Abuse and Mental Illness (3 credits)

Role of Families (3 credits)

Developmental Disabilities (3 credits)

Wellness and Recovery (3 credits)

Vocational Rehabilitation Approaches (3 credits)

Supported Education (3 credits)

Supported Employment (3 credits)

Independent Living (3 credits)

Aging and Psychiatric Rehabilitation (3 credits)

Research in Psychiatric Rehabilitation (3 credits)

To learn more about the Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology contact:

Bill Waynor, Program Director
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
School of Health Professions
Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Counseling Professions
1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
















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