The MU School of Health Professions offers a PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science. This is an interdisciplinary, research-focused doctoral program designed to prepare students for careers in research, higher education, and organizational leadership in the health disciplines (including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, health psychology, health science and public health). Students may be practitioners with a clinical degree who intend to pursue research-focused career opportunities, or they may be students who enter immediately after earning a bachelor’s degree. The program uses a mentorship-model in which students are accepted to work with specific faculty and to learn through hands-on research experience. Coursework is tailored to students’ research interests and crosses disciplines.
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The following items must be uploaded to your Graduate School online application:
Note: An interview is required for admission to the program.