Rehabilitation and Disability Management Diploma

Note: Applications to this program are no longer accepted. Please visit the Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Management Certificate page to view our new program. 

Canada faces an acute need for professionals to help employees return to work after facing medical, physical and other challenges. In our part-time diploma program, you’ll learn to make appropriate and ethical decisions, facilitate accommodations, and implement medical, psychological and ergonomic assessments. The program will also bring you a step closer to earning your Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional credential. This program is ideal if you’re entering or already working in rehabilitation, disability management, insurance, career/employment services or human resources.  


Courses: 8
Completion time: 8 months
Location: Online
Format: Virtual classes


Why this program?

  • Meet training requirements for the Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) credential
  • Earn continuing education units for College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, Vocational Rehabilitation Association Canada or BC Association of Kinesiologists
  • Learn from established professionals in rehabilitation and disability management
  • Develop a professional network of industry peers
  • Graduate with a certificate that confers SFU alumni status along with its benefits





Program completion

8 months

Program dates

This program is no longer accepting new students. Please visit the Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Management Certificate page to view our new program. 

Course work

Class time: 14–21 hours/month
Homework: 6–10 hours/month


All classes 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Pacific Time

REH120: Thu, May 4–Sat, May 6, 2023 
REH125: Thu, Jun 1–Sat, Jun 3, 2023 
REH121: Fri, Jul 7–Sat, Jul 8, 2023 
REH124: Thu, Aug 10–Sat, Aug 12, 2023 
REH126: Thu, Sep 14–Sat, Sep 16, 2023 
REH128: Fri, Oct 13–Sat, Oct 14, 2023 
REH129: Thu, Nov 16–Sat, Nov 18, 2023 
REH130: Thu, Dec 7–Sat, Dec 9, 2023 

Learning materials

Course materials included


$75 program application fee

Application requirements

  • Undergraduate degree recommended
  • Mature students who do not meet this requirement may qualify with at least 5 years of appropriate experience
  • English Language Requirements

See Application details for more info.

Courses will be available for individual registration until April 2023 only. After that time, all seats will be reserved for diploma students.

Currently not available for registration.

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