Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation Science

Doctoral Program

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

The graduate specialization in Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation Science (MCRS) is a scientifically rigorous program that prepares students for further education and important careers in related fields. The program offers advanced multidisciplinary coursework and extensive opportunities to pursue innovative practical experiences and research. Students have some flexibility to adjust their individual programs to line up with their future directions and career goals.

Faculty members work closely with students to tailor an academic, practical, and research program based on the interests of the students. This targeted coursework allows each student to lay a foundation for the professional, technical, and practical aspects of their future career.


Program Overview

Required Coursework


Doctoral Candidacy


Research Labs

At a Glance

Program Starts: Fall, Spring

Deadline to Apply:
Fall Priority: December 1
Fall Final: May 1
Spring Final: October 1

Length of Program: 60 months, 64 hours 

Program Location: On Campus

GRE Required? No

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Program Director
Lisa Griffin