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PhD Program Listings

PhD Program List

Rehabilitation Science

  • Combined DPT-PhD Program Available: True
  • Must be a PT to enroll: False
  • Area(s) of Focus: The PhD in Rehabilitation Science program prepares individuals for leadership positions in research and academia. Research conducted by faculty members in the department is focused around two themes: 1) rehabilitation and health promotion in people with pain or neurologic conditions; and 2) innovations in physical therapy education.
  • Program Director: Irina V. Smirnova, MS (Hon), PhD
  • Website: http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-health-professions/physical-therapy-and-rehabilitation-science/phd-in-rehabilitation-science.html
  • Program Email: ptrs@kumc.edu
  • Avg. time to Degree (yrs): 5
  • Students Enrolled (total): 19
  • Typical # Admitted / yr: 4
  • Program Format (e.g. full-time, part-time or either): Full Time Only
  • PhD Program Structure: Program is in the same department or division as the PT program in the institution
  • Policy for Funding of Part Time PhD Students: Student Pays Tuition and Fees – little or no funding support
  • Policy for Funding of Full Time PhD Student: Tuition, fees, and stipend usually covered, but not guaranteed

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