Rehabilitation Science (Ph.D.)

The PhD program in Rehabilitation Science is a specialized curriculum in orthopedics & clinical biomechanics. The curriculum is an interdisciplinary endeavor of the departments of Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.

Please review the details regarding our newly revised program. Please contact Dr. Ben Kivlan at (412) 396-5545 or by email with any questions you might have regarding the program.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the PhD program in Rehabilitation Science at Duquesne University is to prepare outstanding Orthopedic/Sports Medicine rehabilitation practitioners to become leaders in their respective fields as educators and scholars who are capable of completing and communicating unique independent research that contributes to the advancement of their profession.

Graduates of the program will be prepared to initiate a career in academia.


 

Program Information

The curriculum is an interdisciplinary endeavor of the departments of Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy.

Program Type

Major

Degree

Doctorate

Duration

3-year

Required Credit Hours

Minimum of 72 credit hours