Why Rehabilitation Science at Mason?

Engage in Innovative Research Focused on Advancing Rehabilitation Science

  • Explore and develop original research ideas that directly impact rehabilitation science
  • Collaborate with our accomplished faculty who are experts in clinical research
  • Partner with scientists at leading research institutions in the Washington, DC area

Improve and Enhance the Lives of People with Chronic Conditions

  • Address the causes, course, and consequences of chronic health conditions and disability
  • Understand how people can regain functional independence in their daily lives
  • Examine interventions that positively impact human function and performance

Make an Impact on the Field of Rehabilitation Science

  • Explore new ideas and approaches in rehabilitation science with the mentorship of faculty experienced in the field
  • Present ideas and research findings at major scientific and professional organizations
  • Publish scholarly work in peer-reviewed journals

Experience an Innovative, Collaborative, and Research-oriented Learning Environment

  • Prepare for a high-impact career in academic, clinical, governmental, and industry environments
  • Build a strong theoretical foundation and critical thinking skills to develop your own research direction
  • Study in an environment that is a unique blend of didactics and experiential learning combined with professional development activities
  • Acquire specialized skills using advanced clinical research technology in our Functional Performance Laboratory