Why Choose Rehabilitation Science at UB?

Position yourself for career success with our interdisciplinary approach to coursework, research and service.

  • Specs-Men

    Researchers use infrared goggles to study how the nervous system processes information, with goals of advancing rehabilitation for neurotrauma and degeneration.

  • Adaptive Sports

    Playing wheelchair basketball gives physical therapy students first-hand experience with how specially designed equipment helps people with disabilities take part in sports.

  • 4/17/20

    Sue Ann Sisto, chair and professor in the department of rehabilitation science works with students in the Gait Analysis Lab.

Fully Accredited Programs

The BS/MS program in occupational therapy at UB is accredited through the 2016-2017 academic year by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
AOTA is located at: 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220; Telephone: 301-652-AOTA

The DPT program at UB was granted full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) on May 2, 2001. The current accreditation is in place until 2017, at which point we will apply for continuing accreditation.
CAPTE is located at: APTA Department of Accreditation; 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314; Telephone: 1-800-999-2782