College of Natural and Health Sciences
Degree Requirements — 64 Credits
See “Human Rehabilitation Ph.D.” .
Required Major Courses — 21 hours
|HRS 659||Seminar in Rehabilitation Counseling Supervision||
|HRS 758||Seminar in Collaborative Research in Human Sciences||
|PSY 654||Seminar in College Teaching||
Practicum — Take any combination of the following for a minimum of 12 hours*
|HRS 755||Supervised Practicum in College Teaching||
|HRS 757||Advanced Seminar in Rehabilitation Administration||
|HRS 759||Advanced Practicum in Rehabilitation Counseling Supervision||
*(The above courses are repeatable up to 9 credits each.)
Research and Statistics Core — 15 hours
All doctoral students are required to take the following 15 graduate level hours in statistics and research in order to satisfy one of the two university required research tools.
Research Proposal/Dissertation — 16 hours
|HRS 797||Doctoral Proposal Research||
1 - 4
|HRS 799||Doctoral Dissertation||
1 - 12
HRS 797: Take 4 credits
HRS 799: Take 12 credits
Additional Tool — 12 hours
Select One Additional Tool:
1) Foreign Language: Pass the E.T.S. examination in any major foreign language (i.e., other than English) with a score not less than the 30th percentile. Students whose native language is other than English may be determined to have satisfied this requirement by unanimous vote of the student's doctoral program committee.
2) Collateral Field: Students will identify a concentration area (a body of knowledge represented by a minimum of 12 hours of course work) of study that relates directly to their goals as scholars in the field of rehabilitation. The concentration area and specific courses must be approved by their doctoral committee and the Graduate School. Examples of a collateral field could include, but are not limited to the following: educational technology, leadership, gerontology, community health, nursing, sociology and special education.
NOTE: Completion of a detailed portfolio that addresses all areas of the doctoral matrix of competencies is submitted and must receive a passing evaluation prior to scheduling of the oral comprehensive examination.