Frequently Asked Questions: DRT FAQ

What is the tuition for the Certificate DRT program?

Apr 16th, 2018

The tuition cost (in-state and out of state students) for the program is $10,500, which is $500 per credit hour.  There are 21 total credit hours in the program.  Additional […]

Is financial aid available?

Apr 16th, 2018

No, this is a self-funded program.

What is the length of the Certificate DRT program?

Apr 16th, 2018

The program is to be completed in one (1) year over the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.  The program is 21 total credit hours.

What educational/working background is required to be considered as a candidate for the program?

Apr 16th, 2018

Potential candidates must be licensed and regulated healthcare professionals.

Will I need to travel to complete the Certificate DRT program? What percentage is completed online?

Apr 16th, 2018

Yes, though the program is primarily conducted online, there are certain activities that require travel to the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Percent Online: 80% Activities conducted in Gainesville, FL: […]

Will students be designated the title of Driver Rehabilitation Specialist upon successful completion of the program?

Apr 16th, 2018

Yes, after successful completion of the program students will be deemed as entry level Driver Rehabilitation Specialist.

If I am a practicing health professional, are there courses that I will be excluded from?

Apr 16th, 2018

To satisfy the requirements of the program, all students must complete courses, that follows a progression of content, in their entirety.

What client populations will I be able to work with after successful completion of the program?

Apr 16th, 2018

Upon successful completion of the program, students will have entry level skills to work with medically-at-risk experienced drivers.

What is the workload? Can I work full-time and complete the program?

Apr 16th, 2018

Although the program is designed for the working professionals, students should plan on spending an average of 12-15 hours/week on course work.

Where can I work in driver rehabilitation after I graduate?

Apr 16th, 2018

Employment opportunities exist in driver rehabilitation programs and facilities that may want to start driver rehabilitation programs. Additionally, you will be equipped to start your own private practice.

Where does the mentorship take place? How often do I attend these sessions?

Apr 16th, 2018

We work with students individually to understand their needs and preferences. Some students elect to take a week off from work and travel to a site that has the population […]