Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program

Participating Institutions

The doctoral program is an inter-institutional program led by the University of Kentucky in close cooperation with Eastern Kentucky University, Murray State University, and Western Kentucky University. The educational and research expertise of these universities and faculties creates a program that enables its graduates to provide academic, research, and clinical leadership. Rehabilitation Sciences Program graduates will receive their Ph.D.’s from the University of Kentucky.

University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky (UK) is the flagship university of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It is located in Lexington (pop. 280,000) and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is a comprehensive, land-grant university and is designated as a Doctoral Extensive University by the Carnegie. The Physical Therapy, Communication Disorders and Athletic Training*  programs at UK participate in the program, and Rehabilitation Sciences Program graduates will receive their Ph.D.’s from the University of Kentucky.

Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program
Phone: (859) 323-1100, ext 80860
Division of Communication Science Disorders
Phone: (859) 323-1100, ext 80493
Division of Physical Therapy
Phone: (859) 323-1100, ext 80494
Division of Athletic Training
Phone: (859) 323-1100, ext 80497

 

Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) is located about 30 miles south of Lexington in Richmond (pop. 24,000) and has an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. Programs participating in the doctoral program from EKU include Communication Disorders and Occupational Therapy. The Occupational Therapy program is considered among the best in the nation. 

Division of Communication Disorders
Phone: (859) 622-4223
Department of Occupational Therapy
Phone: (859) 622-3300

 

Murray State University

Murray State University (MSU) is located in the city of Murray (pop. 15,725). MSU, located in the far west region of the state, presently enrolls about 10,304 students. The Communication Disorders program at MSU is one of the collaborating partners.

Division of Communication Disorders
Phone: (270) 809-2446

 

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is located in Bowling Green (pop. 48,000) in south-central Kentucky. It has an enrollment of approximately 14,000 students. The Communication Disorders program is one of the collaborating partners for the doctoral program. The focus of the master’s program is adult/geriatric communication disorders.

Division of Communication Disorders
Phone: (270) 745-4541