A Message from our Dean
Welcome to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
(SHRS). What an exciting time to be considering a career in health care! And
there is no better place to begin your pursuit of a professional degree than
the University of Pittsburgh and SHRS.
Incoming freshmen and underclassmen, are you considering
Pitt to complete an undergraduate degree that will prepare you for acceptance
into a graduate professional program? Look no further than our undergraduate
degree in Rehabilitation Science,
a very popular choice for those aspiring physical and occupational therapy,
speech-language pathology, audiology, physician assistant, prosthetics and
orthotics, or even medical students. We also offer other undergraduate degrees
Training, Communication Science, Emergency
Medicine, Health Information Management, and Nutrition
Our undergraduate degree programs are well established with
extremely successful employment rates and graduate placement rates for Pitt and other top schools
across the country.
We are also proud to offer nationally ranked programs in the
rehabilitation professions including:
These nationally renowned professional degree curricula
represent some of the most innovative programs in the world. We have a very
strong partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC),
which prioritizes Pitt students in their clinical internships. Indeed, there
are many reasons why Pitt is a great choice and ranked one of the top ten colleges in the US for
studying health professions.
For health care practitioners and international students, we are pleased to offer post-graduate educational programs
that are profession specific, such as our MS degrees designed for physical
therapists and occupational therapists and our Doctor of Clinical Science degrees
in medical speech-language pathology and occupational therapy.
Finally, for those who wish to pursue PhD training, please
visit our programs in Rehabilitation Science and Communication Science and Disorders.
Some of the country’s foremost researchers and leaders in their respective
professions received their PhD training at SHRS.
Again, welcome to SHRS!
Professor and Dean, SHRS