Lasell College

Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science

Address:

1844 Commonwealth Avenue

Newton, MA 02466

United States

Phone:

1-617-243-2400

Fax:

1-617-243-2450

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

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:

  • Advance your knowledge of diseases and disabilities associated with the rehabilitation sciences
  • Acquire skills to improve functional limitations, impairments and disabilities
  • Complete a research capstone on a topic of interest related to the rehabilitation sciences field
  • Build your professional network with fellow classmates and professors while benefiting from their real-world experiences

 

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. 

Accreditation:

Lasell College is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Baccalaureate/Associate's College

Loans Offered: Students may apply for student loan resources by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Lasell College Graduate Student Application for Aid. School FAFSA code 002158.

Locale: Small City

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