Forbes Tower houses the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS). The school’s highly ranked programs include clinical dietetics and nutrition, emergency medicine, communication science and disorders, health information management, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and rehabilitation science and technology. The school also offers a PhD program in health and rehabilitation sciences.
U.S. News & World Report has rated all programs in SHRS in the top 10 percent of comparable programs in the United States. The Department of Physical Therapy ranked third in the country while the Department of Occupational Therapy ranked sixth. Both of these programs are the highest ranked of their kind in Pennsylvania.