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Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences! 

The department offers undergraduate and accredited graduate programs in Rehabilitation Sciences and Communication Sciences and a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. We are located in beautiful, historic Savannah, Georgia, just 40 minutes from the beach and close to both Hilton Head and St. Simons Island.

Our facilities include the Rite Care Center for Communication Disorders, located in the Armstrong Center, and the 3200 sqare foot state-of-the-art Biodynamics and Human Performance Center operated in collaboration with the Department of Health Sciences. The Biodynamics Center comprises three specialized laboratories: the Biomechanics Laboratory, the Muscle Performance Laboratory and the Exercise Physiology Laboratory. Other facilities include an anatomy lab, a pulmonary function lab, and a clinical athletic training facility. We have also recently acquired an Anatomage Medical Table, a state-of-the-art anatomy visualization system.


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(September 1, 2015) Lakesha Lewis, a behavior therapist and Master of Public Health candidate at Armstrong, has been making waves within coastal Georgia’s autism support network since moving to Savannah from Los Angeles five years ago.

Read More Nandi Marshall Appointed to American Public Health Association Science

(June 20, 2015) — Dr. Nandi A. Marshall, assistant professor of health sciences at Armstrong State University, has been appointed to the American Public Health Association (APHA) Science Board.

Read More Two New Nursing Programs Launched

(Dec. 20, 2014) — In response to a growing demand for nursing professionals, the College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University—the number one producer of undergraduate health professionals in the University System of Georgia since 2007—has launched two new nursing programs that will help remedy the projected shortage of nurses statewide.

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