Become a health services educator, researcher or leader

Pursuing a doctoral degree in Health Services Research at the University of North Texas gives you a broad foundation in public health concerns, research and evaluation methods, and social policy analysis to meet the demands of a dynamic health services delivery environment.

Our faculty has a vast array of experience in a variety of health care delivery environments, and broad expertise in health care and health-related research and policy. The focus is on developing academic research scientists who are interested in contributing to the health services discipline through research, education and policy analysis.


Scholarships & more

The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services in the College of Health and Public Service offers thousands in scholarships to students each year, including:

  • Cora A. Martin Scholarship
  • Rapoport/Friedsam Scholarship
  • Harry R. Kendall Scholarship

Your Academic Advisor

Graduate students are advised by department faculty. Program Coordinator Elias Mpofu can help connect you with potential faculty advisors based on your unique interests.

Elias Mpofu, Ph.D., CRC
 (940) 565-4829
  Chilton 302A

Rehabilitation and Health Services

the RHS mission is to prepare professionals to enhance the lives of diverse populations including the aging population, individuals with disabilities, substance use disorders and/or chronic health concerns through training in advanced research, education and service delivery, or clinical practice.

Our department is comprised of community engaged academics providing an education that reaches beyond the classroom.
 Chilton Hall 218