Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences is a new college that brings together Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, which previously existed under the College of Health Professions, and Athletic Training, which had previously been part of the College of Science, Health and Liberal Arts.
The College of Rehabilitation Sciences is proud to be home to two programs ranked by 2017 U.S. News & World Report: the Center City campus’ Occupational Therapy program was ranked #6 and the Department of Physical Therapy was ranked #46. Both programs offer students opportunities to participate in research, clinical, and educational experiences.
The College is committed to becoming a recognized leader in innovative educational, clinical and research programs. Future plans for the College include establishing departments of rehabilitation sciences and technology, speech and language pathology and outcomes measurement, as well as divisions for the study of cognition, assistive technology, and human engineering and design.