Renowned faculty keep you ahead of the curve so you gain a thorough understanding of the practical applications behind rehabilitation technology. You’ll learn to assess the applications of assistive devices, participate in hands-on clinical training, and work directly with end-users. Thanks to specialized course credits, you’ll reduce the number of work hours required to obtain RESNA’s Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) credential.
You’ll graduate prepared to assume professional responsibilities in a variety of settings. As an Assistive Technology Professional, you may provide the next best power wheelchair, smart home technology, adaptive sports and driving devices, or video gaming equipment. As a service leader, you may have the chance to see clients with disabilities benefit from your company’s products. The opportunities are unlimited for energetic young professionals who are dedicated to helping others. Learn about our new AccelerATe Scholarships available now!
Bold Moves SHRS: The Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology at Pitt SHRS was instrumental in founding the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals and in setting the standard for excellence in the field. The ISWP has taken bold steps forward to expand the body of knowledge that impacts service providers and wheelchair users globally. Read more here.