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PhD Program Listings

PhD Program List

DPT/PhD (Eng) Dual Degree Program

  • Combined DPT-PhD Program Available: False
  • Must be a PT to enroll: False
  • Area(s) of Focus: Movement and Rehabilitation Science (MRS) research focused on understanding the mechanisms involved in movement disorders and developing alternative therapies and devices to address these impairments.
  • Program Director: Julius P.A. Dewald
  • Website: https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/pthms/education/dpt-phd/index.html
  • Program Email: MRS-PhDs@northwestern.edu
  • Avg. time to Degree (yrs): 7
  • Students Enrolled (total): 15
  • Typical # Admitted / yr: 3
  • Program Format (e.g. full-time, part-time or either): Full Time Only
  • PhD Program Structure: Program is adminstered by more than one department - PT program is a member of the administrative group
  • 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 and fees usually covered, but not guaranteed

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