Programs:

Rehabilitation Science

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Science

Students develop competencies as Rehabilitation Scientists and apply theory, research design, and analysis methods to a thesis advancing this field.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

The PhD in Rehabilitation Science provides training to develop rehabilitation scientists who will advance rehabilitation research and transfer new knowledge into practice and policy. This competency-based program educates students in rehabilitation theory, research design and methods, grantsmanship, scientific writing, knowledge exchange and translation, and teaching/learning strategies. This program includes coursework, a comprehensive portfolio and a thesis. Graduates will be prepared to take on academic, leadership, or research roles.

Areas of Research

  • Best practice and knowledge translation
  • Childhood Disability (and Participation)
  • Functional health with aging or chronic disease
  • Neuromusculoskeletal function and mobility (work, ability and participation)
Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master’s degree in rehabilitation or a related field
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time
Typical Entry:
September
Typical Deadline:
February

Degree Options

Master of Science (M.Sc.)Degree Details

Length:
Part-time – 3-5 years Full-time (thesis-based only) – 2 years
Required Credential:
4 –year undergraduate health professional degree program or other relevant program
Program Type:
Thesis, Course based, Online
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master’s degree in rehabilitation or a related field
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time

MD / Doctorate (MD/Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
6-7 years
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time