MS in Health Sciences

Applications for the MS in Health Sciences are not being accepted at this time.

The MS in Health Sciences degree is an interdisciplinary graduate degree program designed for designed for students interested in careers in health and healthcare. Students accepted into the MS in Health Sciences program will acquire advanced knowledge in, and an understanding of current trends and issues in health sciences.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Understand research methods used to advance health sciences.
  • Describe theories of health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Critically evaluate research in rehabilitation.
  • Access systematic reviews and meta-analysis databases.
  • Engage in substantive research in health and rehabilitation.
  • Be employed upon graduation, or accepted into post-graduate educational programs.



 

 

AND it’s designed to meet the educational needs of practicing health and rehabilitation professionals and educators, and those interested in obtaining a position in the healthcare industry.

The MSHS program consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours of coursework.

Curriculum Requirements

Course #

Title

Credits

SHRS W660

Rehabilitation Theories and Applications

3

SHRS W661

Theories of Health Promotion/Disease Prevention

3

SHRS W662

Rehabilitation Services in Healthcare Systems and Delivery  

3

SHRS W760

Design and Analysis of Rehabilitation Research

3

SHRS W670

Research Practicum

3-6

SHRS W670

Research Practicum

3-6

SHRS W695

Internship in Health Sciences*

3-6

SHRS W695

Internship in Health Sciences*

3-6

SHRS W710

Special Topics in Health Sciences

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

 Total

36