This degree is offered by the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences in Temple’s College of Public Health. Faculty research emphases within the department include
- measurement in rehabilitation sciences,
- adult mental health,
- inclusion of individuals with psychiatric disabilities,
- advanced sport and inclusive recreation,
- behavioral health,
- evidence-based practice,
- health promotion and rehabilitation, and
The department’s research centers and labs include the
- RT Wise Owls Research Lab and
- Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities.
Research in Temple’s College of Public Health
The College of Public Health is one of the most research-active colleges at Temple University. Research at the college is multidisciplinary and spans both discovery and translation.
Temple is an R1 institution of "highest research activity" as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4 percent of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple's research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and by using advances in technology to make a positive impact on people's lives.