Rehabilitation Science | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science

Transform the field of rehabilitation science with a program that offers diverse opportunities and boasts a 100% in-field employment rate for graduates. 

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Transform the Future of Rehabilitation

The TTUHSC School of Health Professions Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science program is a four-year program that offers concentrations in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Movement Sciences and Disorders (MSD). Students are mentored by faculty in their chosen concentration, and interact and collaborate with students and faculty in both concentrations providing a robust interdisciplinary and interprofessional academic environment.


Our diverse Ph.D. program offers a strong curriculum with a variety of electives to help develop your customized areas of expertise.

4 Years
 86 Credit Hours
The curriculum includes courses in:
  • Foundations of Rehabilitation Science
  • Teaching
  • Research Design and Statistics
  • Technical Writing
  • Research Methods
  • CSD and MSD Concentrations
  • Research
What to Expect
  • Low Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  • Opportunities for Student Research and Publishing
  • One-on-one Mentoring by Experienced Faculty
  • Teaching Assistantship Positions


  • Starting Salary: $60,000-$109,000
  • 28% Job Growth Through 2024
  • Job Opportunities: Academia, Research and Industry
Oct. 1 Dec. 1 Aug.1
Application Open
Feb. 1 Mar. 15 Oct. 15
Application Deadline
Summer Fall Spring
Program Start

Required Education: Graduate Degree in Rehabilitation- Related Discipline or Profession

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Your Future is in Lubbock, TX

  • 263 Annual Days of Sunshine
  • Cost of Living $21,218 (single adult, no children) *
  • Average Commute Time 15.5 Mins
  • 240,719 Population

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Phone: (806) 743-3220
Office Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F
Address: 3601 4th Street, MS 6294, Lubbock, TX 79430

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