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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 5318 Neuroscience
AHRS 5500 Gross Anatomy
AHRS 6101, 6102, 6103, 6104 Seminar in Rehabilitation Sciences Research
AHRS 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)
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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