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College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies


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BS, REHABILITATION SERVICES

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA from ECU of 2.5.
  • Application submission when the student is nearing completion of 42 semester hours.
  • Application deadline is September 15 for spring, and February 15 for fall.
  • A student may only apply for admission twice.

Rehabilitation Services Application

Students will participate in experiential activities. This includes participation in an interviewing course. This experience is oriented toward increasing personal and interpersonal growth in order to be a competent rehabilitation professional.

Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are mandatory at many health care organizations. East Carolina University and the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies are not responsible for reviewing background checks, ordering them, or paying for them. A student, who cannot finish the course work of the professional curricula because of a negative item or items in a criminal background check, will not graduate. Neither East Carolina University nor the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies will be held liable for the student's failure to graduate because of a criminal background.

Drug Screening

Drug screening is mandatory at some organizations. East Carolina University and the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies are not responsible for reviewing drug screens, ordering them, or paying for them. A student, who cannot finish the course work of the professional curricula because of the results of a drug screen, will not graduate. Neither East Carolina University nor the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies will be held liable for the student's failure to graduate because of the results of a drug screen.

Health Care Registry

Licensed clinical mental health and substance abuse programs as well as other health care settings also check the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry. If your name is listed on this registry as being under investigation or with a substantiated finding you will not be allowed to work at these agencies. Neither East Carolina University nor the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies will be held liable for the student's failure to graduate, failure to meet eligibility to sit for state or national certification examinations, or inability to obtain employment because they are listed on the North Carolina Health Care Personnel Registry as under investigation. All of the above mentioned factors should be considered prior to pursuing a degree in the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies.

Contact Information
Dr. Martha Chapin
Director, Rehabilitation Services Program
(252) 744-6291
chapinm@ecu.edu