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. You will develop problem-solving skills necessary to assume leadership roles in research, clinical practice and educational settings in health-related disciplines.
The Rehabilitation Science program, will:
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 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.
*Students Participating in the MS in Rehabilitation Science will earn a Graston Level 1 or NASM Corrective Exercise Certification, as well as FMS Level 1 Certification during the program. Currently, these certifications are recognized in the state of Massachusetts and nationally, but students should visit the organization sites for additional information.
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|MSAT700||Prof Behaviors & Evidence Based Practice||3|
|MSAT714||Behavioral and Mental Health||3|
|RSCI701||Advance Kinesiology and Biomechanics||3|
|RSCI703||Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment||3|
|RSCI706||Rehabilitation Program Design for Human||3|
|RSCI709||Concepts & Application of Manual Therapy||3|
|RSCI716||Ethical Issues in Healthcare Professions||3|
|RSCI780||Quantitative & Qualitative Research||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 University offers online and/or face to face options for all required pre-requisites
|SPRING MAIN 1/22 - 5/11|
|SPRING 1: 1/22 - 3/10|
|RSC701||Advance Kinesiology and Biomechanics||Online||Anderson, Amanda|
|SPRING 2: 3/23 - 5/11|
|RSCI706||Rehabilitation Program Design for Human||Online||Laham, Ron|
|RSCI708||Applied Nutrition Across the Lifespan||Online||Eason, Christianne|
Candidates seeking admission to Lasell University'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