Ph.D. Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Learn to be a leader in the field of health and rehabilitation sciences

The Ph.D. program in health and rehabilitation sciences offers you access to faculty working on the forefront of research. Our curriculum is supported by research, teaching, and faculty already in place at IU Indianapolis.

Faculty mentors will guide you along the way, helping you hone your interests and channel your passion. A limited number of assistantships are available, too. Contact faculty to determine availability.

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Teaching and research assistantships

A limited number of teaching assistantships are available, and research assistantships are available depending on grant funding. Assistantships include a tuition waiver, health insurance, and stipend. Research assistantships are required for Ph.D. students.

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Donya Nemati

The most enriching aspect of my experience here was the profound sense of community and collaboration that characterizes the health sciences faculty. With the guidance and support of my mentors, I had the invaluable opportunity to collaborate closely with esteemed universities and cutting-edge researchers across the country.

Donya Nemati, HS Ph.D. alumna and postdoc, IU School of Medicine

24%Expected growth rate of postsecondary health specialties instructors from 2020 to 2030

$127,640Median annual salary for postsecondary health specialties instructors in the U.S., 2022