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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Rehabilitation technology
Master of Science (MS) Clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Prosthetics and orthotics
Master of Science (MS) Physician assistant studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 72

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

611
Applied
151
Accepted
101
Enrolled
25%

Applying

177
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Hands-on patient care experience, CPR certification

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

186
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.84%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 13.44%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

34
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 7
Male (17)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Assistive and rehabilitation technology development; prevention and management of chronic conditions; universal design and accessibility; environmental optimization; rehabilitation outcomes measurement
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,220,568

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Rory Cooper
Associate Dean for Inclusion/Chair/Professor
Email: rcooper@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-822-3700

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