Further Your Career with Doctoral Degree in Occupation and Rehabilitation Science
Students and faculty mentors in the Occupation and Rehabilitation Science program investigate human performance and participation in everyday occupations from the perspectives of occupational science and rehabilitation science. Core research areas include:
- Cognitive, motor, sensory, and neurophysiological performance
- Everyday occupation, play, and meaning
- Health services research, disability, and rehabilitation
The Right Track for Careers in Research and Academia
When you graduate from our ORS Ph.D. program, you will be ready for an academic career in research, academia, industry, or government. Contact us if your background is in one of the following fields and let us help you determine if your research interests would be a match for our program:
- Bachelor’s or graduate degree in occupational therapy
- Bachelor’s or graduate degree in a field related to occupational or rehabilitation science*
- Accepted or currently enrolled in our master of occupational therapy or master of science program in occupational therapy.
* Other allied health disciplines, biomedical science or engineering, anthropology, education, etc. If you have questions please contact our Ph.D. program director.
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Get to Know Us
Finding a faculty adviser is an important first step to starting your Ph.D. journey. Take a moment to learn about our faculty research interests and how they align with yours. We also encourage you to reach out to our current Ph.D. students to learn about their experiences in our program and about life at CSU and Fort Collins.