College of Health Sciences

Rehabilitation Sciences - Graduate

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Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden

Director of Graduate Studies

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Health Sciences

900 South Limestone

Lexington, KY 40506

Program website

859-218-0592

  • Ph.D

The mission of the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program is to fulfill a leadership role in addressing the rehabilitation needs of individuals in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond through research, education, and service. The program is designed to produce research and academic leaders in rehabilitation sciences for the professions of communication disorders, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and athletic training. The UK College of Health Sciences offers the program in collaboration with Eastern Kentucky University, Murray State University, and Western Kentucky University. Students in the program have the unique opportunity to study with professionals from all four disciplines and take courses from faculty from all four institutions. Distance technologies are used to deliver some portions of the program, thus making it more widely accessible.

PhD Program Description

The College of Health Sciences has the first and only rehabilitation sciences doctoral program in the state. This doctoral program attracts nationally respected faculty as a result of the interdisciplinary and inter-institutional approach, including collaboration with Eastern Kentucky University. The mission of the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program is to fulfill a leadership role in addressing the rehabilitation needs of individuals in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond through research, education, and service. The program is designed to produce research and academic leaders in rehabilitation sciences for the professions of communication sciences & disorders, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and athletic training. 

PhD Degree - Application Requirements

Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral (PhD) Degree - Application Requirements
CV Upload Required Yes
Personal Statement Upload Required Yes
Writing Sample Upload Required No
GRE or GMAT GRE
GRE Subject Test required
Spring App Deadline Applications not accepted.
Summer App Deadline Applications not accepted.
Fall App Deadline June 1
Number of Recommendations 3 Letters of Recommendation.
Program-specific Admissions URL https://www.uky.edu/chs/academic-programs/rehabilitation-sciences-phd-program/admissions

Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.

Admissions Officer Contact Information

Vivian Bowling

201A Gillis Building
859-257-4618
vivian.bowling@uky.edu


Contact

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Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden

Director of Graduate Studies

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Health Sciences

900 South Limestone

Lexington, KY 40506

859-218-0592