Curriculum

The Professional Certificate in DRT is a course-based professional program.

  • The expected duration of the certificate is one year, consisting of three semesters (Fall, Spring, Summer). See Figure 1 below.
  • The total course credit requirement is 21.
drt program timeline

Figure 1: Diagram of the Professional Certificate in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy Program Timeline

Courses

The program has eight courses with six courses (1-5 and 7 below) taught online and two courses (6 and 8 below) on-site:

  1. Online (Fall): Foundations, Models, and Theories in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (3 credits)
  2. Online (Fall): Applied Research in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (Critical appraisal of evidence and considerations for best practices and policies) (4 credits)
  3. Online (Spring): Screening, Assessment, Evaluation, and Intervention in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (3 credits)
  4. On-site (Spring): Mentoring in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (3 credits)
  5. Online (Spring): Independent Study 1 for Research in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (1 credit)
  6. Online (Summer): Seminars in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (3 credits)
  7. On-site (Summer): Skills and Competency Training and Testing in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (2 credits)
  8. Online (Summer): Independent Study 2 for Research in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (2 credits)

Figure 2 below illustrates the layout of the program.

drt cirriculum diagram

Figure 2: Diagram of the Professional Certificate in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy Cirriculum