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ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Rehabilitation Sciences 

 

Below is a list of additional certifications that RHS and MSAT students can obtain while enrolled at WSU or upon graduation.

Certifications are a great way for students to highlight their knowledge, skills, and success in their professional growth and resume development.

 

  • EMT-Basic Certification


    Offered through WSU Department of Emergency Healthcare, this certificate prepares students for certification/licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), specializing in emergency medical services.

    Requirements
    Complete both PAR 1000 and PAR 1001
    (taken in the same semester, each course is 4 credits, 8 credit hours total)

    Offered
    Typically offered every fall, spring, and summer as an evening course

    More Information
    For questions or more information, contact the Emergency Healthcare Department at
    801-626-6521.

  • Limited License in Radiological Sciences 


    Offered through the WSU School of Radiologic Sciences, this limited license prepares students for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Limited Practical Technologist certification which allows you to become licensed and work in outpatient facilities and clinics in Utah.

    Requirements
    Complete all four courses listed below in the same semester:

    • RADT 1021 (1 credit)
    • RADT 1023 (2 credits)
    • RADT 1024 (3 credits)
    • RADT 1025 (2 credits)
       

    Offered
    Typically offered every fall, spring, and summer semester. Fall/Spring Mondays from 2-6pm; Summer MW 2-6pm. These courses are limited enrollment; first-come, first-serve.

    More Information
    For questions
    contact the School of Radiologic Sciences at 801-626-6329 or Dr. Taylor Ward at taylorward2@weber.edu.

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist


    Offered through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists® (CSCS®) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. They conduct sport-specific testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. The CSCS certification prepares you to work as a strength coach at a high school, university, and other sports settings.

    Eligibility and Requirements
    Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or be enrolled as a college senior and have a current CPR/AED certification. RHS students should take PEP 3280 to prepare for the exam.

    Candidates must pass an exam that will test their knowledge, skills and abilities in two areas of professional practice: Scientific Foundations and  Practical/Applied. 

    Offered
    Exams are available year-round at testing locations around the US. More details can be found at: https://www.nsca.com/certification/cscs/ 

    More Information
    Beginning 2030— to be eligible for the CSCS examination, candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a program accredited by an NSCA-approved accrediting agency. Degree requirements will focus on strength and conditioning. The current degree requirements for the CSCS exam will remain until Dec. 31, 2029.


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