Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program



The Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky is designed to produce research and academic leaders in rehabilitation sciences for the professions of athletic training, communication disorders, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.  Our goal is to prepare capable academicians with a broad understanding of the rehabilitation sciences, expertise in their discipline, skills to fulfill leadership responsibilities, and demonstrated ability to advance knowledge through research and scholarship.  Through academic, clinical, and leadership experiences, the program is designed to prepare graduates to be scholars, conduct rehabilitation-related research, teach at the university level, direct discipline-specific education program, work in the rehabilitation services field, and collaborate with other professionals to provide leadership in rehabilitation health.