Rehabilitation Science (PhD)

Student and faculty in lab

The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy program in Rehabilitation Science is to advance the frontiers of knowledge underlying the practice of rehabilitation disciplines and professions through research, teaching and professional development.

This PhD is an interdisciplinary degree. Students enter the program through the following SHRS departments or programs: Health Information Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Technology, and Sports Medicine. Upon degree completion you will have mastered a specific area of expertise in rehabilitation science and carry an expansive core of related knowledge. 

Please contact Director of PhD Program, Sports Medicine and Nutrition, Shawn Flanagan, PhD (, for more information.