The Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Movement Science is excited to introduce our new Ph.D. program in Human Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences at Northeastern University. We are now accepting applications for the Fall of 2019.

The application deadline for Fall 2019 is December 15th. Funding opportunities for accepted students exist.


This Ph.D. in Human Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences prepares its graduates to conduct independent (original) basic, translational, and applied research to restore and maximize human functional capacity and wellbeing across the lifespan. The interdisciplinary program:

  • Focuses on innovative research improving human wellbeing,
  • Leverages world-renown interdisciplinary faculty,
  • Collaborates with NUís health, engineering, & science colleges,
  • Partners with many of Bostonís medical and research institutions,
  • Utilizes new research laboratories, and
  • Advances state-of-the-art technologies.


To learn more about the program, check out our web page at https://bouve.northeastern.edu/physical-therapy/phd-program-human-movement-and-rehabilitation-sciences/