Areas of employment, with the appropriate additional higher education and credentials, are social work, mental health and rehabilitation specialists, and case managers in a variety of settings. Individuals with an Applied Rehabilitation Psychology Associate of Applied Science Degree may enter the field of human services in entry level positions in social services.
The Applied Rehabilitation Psychology Program is a two year Associate of Applied Science Degree. The program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive theoretical approach to rehabilitation services. Studies in the program include courses in professional ethics, mental health, physical disabilities, mental retardation, and substance abuse, as well as 520 hours in clinical psychology. A key component of the program is the combination of academic and clinical application in preparing the student for employment and/or higher education opportunities.