Prepare for a scholarly career in interdisciplinary rehabilitation research that will improve the quality of life for individuals across ability levels who may benefit from social, physical, or cognitive adaptations. You will further your specialized knowledge by working collaboratively with leading faculty across health fields, and build a strong foundation in applied research and scientific inquiry.Request Info
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Funding for Full-Time PhD Students
If you are accepted as a full-time NYU Steinhardt PhD student without an alternate funding source, you are eligible for our generous funding package, which includes a scholarship and tuition remission. Learn more about our funding opportunities.
Rehab Sciences Alumni Spotlight
Dr. Claire Kearney-Volpe holds a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and is trained in Art Therapy and Interactive Telecommunications. She is an Accessibility Specialist and Senior UX Researcher at Verizon. Her research focuses on digital accessibility, STEM education, and human-centered design.