This degree is offered by the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Temple’s College of Public Health. Faculty research emphases within the department include
- accessibility in medical devices and rehabilitation robotics interventions;
- arts accessibility and inclusion;
- community participation for individuals with autism spectrum disorders;
- cultural and linguistic diversity among families of children with autism
- measurement in rehabilitation sciences, focusing on pediatrics and home/community-based services; and
- trauma-informed care.
Research in the College of Public Health
The College of Public Health is one of the most research-active colleges at Temple University. Research at the college is multidisciplinary and spans both discovery and translation.
Temple University is an R1 institution of “highest research activity” as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4 percent of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple’s research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and by using advances in technology to makE a positive impact on people’s lives.