Wilberforce University (WU) is unique because it is the only (HBCU) in the Midwest that offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Rehabilitation. With its history of offering this degree, and membership in the rehabilitation Midwest and national networks, WU is in position to strengthen its masterís program in rehabilitation and increase the number of minorities entering the rehabilitation field as degreed professionals.
The Wilberforce program demonstrates the successful implementation of a Rehabilitation Services program at the Undergraduate level. Under the leadership of the Director of the program, a flexible Masterís Program geared for working professionals in rehabilitation as well as for those who can attend full time began in the Fall of 2004.
The new Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling Program has received formal authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents (OBR) and North Central Accreditation (NCA). The program is fully accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)