Health Related Sciences

The Doctoral (Ph.D.) Program in Health Related Sciences will provide experienced health professionals with advanced knowledge and skills so that they may assume positions in teaching, research and administration upon graduation. It offers a curriculum with an interdisciplinary core of courses with specialty tracks in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Gerontology, Health Administration, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Patient Counseling, Physical Therapy, Radiation Sciences and Rehabilitation Leadership. The program emphasizes use of distance learning technologies combined with traditional didactic methods. The curriculum is relevant, timely and meaningful to a multidisciplinary cohort of students.

The Department of Physical Therapy welcomes highly qualified physical therapists to apply to the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences. We have a strong academic record of producing highly credible and clinically relevant science for this program in the areas of health services and musculoskeletal research. We encourage applicants to explore the Department of Physical Therapy website for further information about our faculty and department, and the links below for more information about the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences.

Program website

Graduate bulletin