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PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

Curriculum

REHABILITATION SCIENCES CORE (32 HOURS)
ALL STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING CORE COURSES (26 HOURS):
AHRS 5100 History and Philosophy of Rehabilitation Sciences
AHRS 5303 Biomechanics
AHRS 5314 Motor Control in Orthopaedics
AHRS 5407 Pathophysiology
AHRS 5418 Neuroscience
AHRS 5500 Gross Anatomy
AHRS 6101, 6102, 6103, 6104 Seminar in Rehabilitation Sciences Research
AHRS 6111, 6112 Seminar in Rehabilitation Sciences Professional Development
                                                                              
STUDENTS SHOULD SELECT OF 6 HOURS FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSES TO COMPLETE THE REHABILITATION SCIENCES CORE:
AHAT 5304 Special Topics in Athletic Training
AHAT 5223 Special Populations and Concerns for the Athletic Trainer
AHAT 5224 Management/Identification of General Medical Conditions OR AHOT 5229 Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Part 1 OR AHPT 8207 Clinical Pathology
AHAT 5302 Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries
AHOT 5207 Psychosocial Interventions in Occupational Therapy
AHOT 5209 Applied Kinesiology OR AHPT 8203 Functional Anatomy
AHOT 5212 Occupational Therapy Practice: Assistive Technology OR AHPT 8324 Orthotics and Prosthetics
AHOT 5329 Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Part 2
AHOT 5213 Psychosocial Group Process
AHOT 5314 Health and Community Settings
AHOT 5319 Occupational Performance Throughout the Lifespan OR AHPT 8329 Human Development
AHPT 6301 Issues in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Manual Therapy I
AHPT 6302 Issues in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Manual Therapy II
AHPT 6303 Basic and Applied Science in Orthopaedics
AHPT 6305 Updates in Orthopaedic Surgical Management
AHPT 6311 Clinical Studies in Anatomy: A Lab Course
AHPT 6312 Neuroscience in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
AHPT 6313 Biomechanics in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
AHPT 6317 Radiological Anatomy
AHPT 6318 Musculoskeletal Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain
AHPT 8110 Health and Wellness Promotion
AHPT 8209 Exercise Physiology
AHPT 8212 Pharmacology
AHPT 8228 Motor Behavior
AHPT 8231 Diagnostic Imaging


TEACHING (5 HOURS)
AHPT 7305 Curriculum Design and Teaching in Allied Health OR
AHPT 7404 Educational Evaluation in Allied Health
OR other approved pedagogy/teaching course;
AND AHRS 6151 and 6152 Teaching Apprenticeship in Rehabilitation Sciences


APPROVED ELECTIVES (12 HOURS)
Appropriate electives are chosen in consultation with a faculty adviser. These electives should be consistent with the overall goals of the program and support the interests and goals of the student.


RESEARCH TOOLS (21 HOURS)
RESEARCH METHODS (6 HOURS). CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING COURSES:
AHRS 6201 Methods in Clinical Anatomy Research
AHRS 6202 Methods in Clinical Behavior in Rehabilitation Research
AHRS 6203 Methods in Clinical Biomechanics Research
AHRS 6204 Methods in Clinical Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Research
AHRS 6205 Methods in Clinical Neuromuscular and Postural Control Research
                                                         
STATISTICS (9 HOURS).
AHRS 5340 Introductory Statistical Methods AND
AHRS 5350 Intermediate Statistical Methods AND
AHRS 5360 Advanced Statistical Methods
OR other approved statistics course.
                                                                              
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (3 HOURS).
AHRS 5320 Computer Methods in Rehabilitation Sciences Research
OR other approved computer programming course.
                                                                                  
TECHNICAL WRITING (3 HOURS).
ENGL 5383 Grants and Proposals OR
ENGL 5390 Writing for Publication
OR other approved technical writing course.


RESEARCH (18 HOURS)
AHRS 7001, 7002, 7003, 7004, 7005, 7006 Research (6 hours)
AHRS 8001, 8002, 8003, 8004, 8005, 8006 Doctoral Dissertation (12 hours)

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