Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Welcome to the College of Rehabilitation Sciences

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) includes occupational therapy, physical therapy and athletic training. 

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As of July 1, our programs in Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy are combined into this new college, with a vision of shared research, outcomes measurement and evidence-based curriculum.
Dr. Michael Williams, Dean, Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Jefferson launches a College of Rehabilitation Sciences, to be led by its new dean, Steve R. Williams, MD, the Chair of SKMC Rehabilitation Medicine Department.  The College offers degrees in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic training.


Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences is proud to be the home of two programs that are ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

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Integration FAQs

On September 9, 2016, leadership from Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University signed an agreement approved by both Boards of Trustees to combine the two institutions.  On July 1, 2017, the integration was made official with the announcement of the combined institution, Jefferson University.   

Applicants who are interested in learning more about the integrated Univeristy can do so by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions page.