Bachelor of Science

About Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology

The Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology is a joint degree program offered by the Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) 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.