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Collaborative Ph.D. Degree

Rehabilitation Sciences

Specialization: Exercise and Sport Sciences

Rehabilitation science is an integrated and interdisciplinary body of knowledge, skills and abilities that are derived from the foundational applied sciences that support and inform the physcial clinical rehabilitation professions of physical therapy, occupational therapy and athletic training. The mission of this program is to educate the next generation of teachers and researchers who will advance knowledge within the clinical rehabilittation professions and improve the lives of people with functional impairments. This program provides students an opportunity to acquire knowledge about educational theories and methods, practice and implement teaching skills, and organize and deliver curricula appropriate for a career in higher education.



This program is administered in collaboration with the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in the TTUHSC School of Allied Health Sciences.


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For More Information:

Melanie Hart, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Provost for Texas Tech University
Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rm 102
(806) 742-3371

Administration, Rm 104
(806) 742-2184