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 Rehabilitation Counseling welcomes highly qualified candidates to apply for the Rehabilitation Leadership track of the PhD in Health Related Sciences. Our goal is to educate future leaders in our profession who wish to become educators, researchers, and high-level rehabilitation administrators. The ideal candidate will have a master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or eligibility to become a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, as well as two years of post-graduate professional experience.