Strengthen your career.
Lasell’s Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science program is designed for educators and registered, certified and/or licensed health and rehabilitation professionals interested in expanded roles in professional practice, administration, research and teaching. Our program will provide you with advanced knowledge and understanding of current trends and issues in rehabilitation, exercise and movement disorders through active learning and projects. You will develop problem-solving skills necessary to assume leadership roles in research, clinical practice and educational settings in health-related disciplines.
In Lasell's Rehabilitation Science program, you will:
Why choose Lasell for an advanced degree in Rehabilitation Science?
Offered online for convenience - Experience all the quality you demand from a graduate program paired with the convenience of classes offered exclusively online. With 24/7 access, you can complete your coursework as your schedule allows, knowing that you can join class discussions at times that work for you. The online degree includes an optional Field Experience Course and a required separate 10-day summer residency where students will acquire and apply manual therapy techniques in a laboratory setting.
Competitive curriculum - Our distinctive Rehabilitation Science graduate program is the only one of its type in the Northeast. Classes include Pathokinesiology, Pharmacology and Advanced Kinesiology and Biomechanics.
Highly qualified faculty practitioners - Professor Cristina Haverty, M.Ed., Chair of our Athletic Training and Exercise Science department, has been with Lasell for 15 years. During her tenure, she has been instrumental in leading the department through several re-accreditation processes to a successful position among athletic training programs in the region.
Extensive student support services - To maximize your success in our program, Lasell provides a wide range of support services including career counseling, academic advising and enrollment counseling.
Our Rehabilitation Science program requires a bachelor's degree in a health related field from an accredited institution. Learn more about our admissions requirements and join us to further your career.
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|PSYC714||Psyc of Sport, Injury & Rehabilitation||3|
|RSCI701||Advance Kinesiology and Biomechanics||3|
|RSCI703||Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment||3|
|RSCI704||Concepts & Application of Manual Therapy||4|
|RSCI705||Evidence Based Rehabilitation||2|
|RSCI706||Rehabilitation Program Design for Human||3|
|RSCI716||Ethical Issues in Healthcare Professions||3|
|RSCI780||Quantitative & Qualitative Research||3|
|Choose 2 from the following|
|COM762||Communication Strategies for Leaders||3|
|RSCI708||Applied Nutrition Across the Lifespan||3|
|RSCI717||Healthcare Leadership & Decision Making||3|
Core Credits Required: 30
Elective Credits Required: 6
Total credit hours required for degree: 36
Pre-requisites required for program admission:
Elective coursework pre-requisite:
Pre-requisites can be waived, by the department chair, on a case by case basis depending upon work experience
Lasell College offers online and/or face to face options for all required pre-requisites
|Course Number||Name||Format||Instructor||Day/Time||SUMMER Dates|
|SUMMER 1: 5/15 - 7/3|
|RSCI704||Concepts & Application of Manual Therapy||Online||TBA||SUMMER I||5/15-7/3|
|RSCI705||Evidence Based Rehabilitation||Online||TBA||SUMMER I||5/15-7/3|
|RSCI708||Applied Nutrition Across the Lifespan||Online||TBA||SUMMER I||5/15-7/3|
Prereq: Instructor Permission from Dr. Young-Tae Kim
|Course Number||Name||Format||Instructor||Day/Time||Session Dates|
|MAIN SESSION: 9/4-12/14|
|RSCI780||Quantitative & Qualitative Research||Online||TBA||Online||9/4-12/14|
Prereq:(RSCI780 Lecture Min Grade: B- Min Credits: 3.00)
|SESSION 1: 9/4-10/23|
|RSCI701||Advance Kinesiology and Biomechanics||Online||TBA||Online||9/4-10/23|
|RSCI703||Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment||Online||TBA||Online||9/4-10/23|
|SESSION 2: 10/24 - 12/12|
|RSCI716||Ethical Issues in Healthcare Professions||Online||TBA||Online||10/24-12/12|
Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Rehabilitation Science graduate degree program must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission. The TOEFL may be waived for international applicants who have earned a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.
Admission Requirements Checklist:
A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates withfewer than 3 years of professional work experience.*
Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466