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PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

Curriculum

REHABILITATION SCIENCES CORE (32 HOURS)
ALL STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING CORE COURSES (26 HOURS):
HPRS 5100 History and Philosophy of Rehabilitation Sciences
HPRS 5303 Biomechanics
HPRS 5314 Motor Control in Orthopaedics
HPRS 5407 Pathophysiology
HPRS 5318 Neuroscience
HPRS 5500 Gross Anatomy
HPRS 6101, 6102, 6103, 6104 Seminar in Rehabilitation Sciences Research
HPRS 6111, 6112, 6113 Seminar in Rehabilitation Sciences Professional Development
                                                                              
STUDENTS SHOULD SELECT 6 HOURS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SCIENCES TO COMPLETE THE REHABILITATION SCIENCES CORE:

 

TEACHING (5 HOURS)
HPPT 7305 Curriculum Design and Teaching in Allied Health OR
HPPT 7404 Educational Evaluation in Allied Health
OR other approved pedagogy/teaching course;
AND HPRS 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:
HPRS 6201 Methods in Clinical Anatomy Research
HPRS 6202 Methods in Clinical Behavior in Rehabilitation Research
HPRS 6203 Methods in Clinical Biomechanics Research
HPRS 6204 Methods in Clinical Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Research
HPRS 6205 Methods in Clinical Neuromuscular and Postural Control Research
                                                         
STATISTICS (9 HOURS).
HPRS 5340 Introductory Statistical Methods AND
HPRS 5350 Intermediate Statistical Methods AND
HPRS 5360 Advanced Statistical Methods
OR other approved statistics course.
                                                                              
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (3 HOURS).
HPRS 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)
HPRS 7001, 7002, 7003, 7004, 7005, 7006 Research (6 hours)
HPRS 8001, 8002, 8003, 8004, 8005, 8006 Doctoral Dissertation (12 hours)
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