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What Can I Do With This Major for Majors in Rehabilitation and Psychology



The Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology is a joint degree program offered by the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) in partnership with several affiliate schools.  Currently they are Rutgers Newark College of Arts and Sciences, Kean University, Georgian Court University and Felician College. This unique dual major program provides educational and clinical preparation for professional roles in psychiatric rehabilitation and community mental health settings. Graduates are employed by programs that provide services to individuals living with serious mental illnesses. These include case management programs, assertive community treatment teams, partial care programs, supported employment programs, and supported housing programs. Students are also prepared to pursue a variety of graduate degree options in academic disciplines such as psychiatric rehabilitation, psychology and counseling.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Athletic Trainer Crisis Counselor Psychiatrist
Case Manager Mental Health Worker Rehabilitation Counselor
Chiropracter Occupational Therapist Social worker
Clinical Psychologist Physical Therapist Substance Abuse Counselor
Community Health Worker Podiatrist Therapist

Types of Employers


Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Athletic Gyms Health Administration Rehabilitation Facilities
Clinics Medical Centers Social Service Agencies
Community Health Centers Psychiatric Institutions Substance Abuse Clinics


Government Agencies
Division of Youth and Family Services Middlesex County Department of Human Services NJ Department of Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration Middlesex Division of Addiction Services Nursing Homes
Mental Health Institutions NJ Department of Community Affairs .

Internships Obtained by Rutgers Students


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Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates


First Jobs of Recent Graduates - Rehabilitation and Psychology
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