Students enrolled in graduate certificate programs are not eligible for federal student aid. If a student requires financial assistance to attend the DRT program, they are encouraged to explore employer-sponsored funding, grants/scholarships, or alternative loans. Visit the UF Office for Student Financial Affairs for more information.
The program is to be completed in one (1) year over the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The program is 21 total credit hours.
Potential candidates must be licensed and regulated healthcare professionals.
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: On-campus orientation weekend Working with a mentor (40 hours) On-campus competency training (40 hours) On-campus competency testing (40 hours)…
Yes, after successful completion of the program students will be deemed as entry level Driver Rehabilitation Specialist.
To satisfy the requirements of the program, all students must complete courses, that follows a progression of content, in their entirety.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will have entry level skills to work with medically-at-risk experienced drivers.
Although the program is designed for the working professionals, students should plan on spending an average of 12-15 hours/week on course work.
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.
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 they want to observe. Other students prefer to be at a site one day/week near their home.