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Online Degree

Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation

Sports science and rehabilitation is a rewarding field for anyone with an interest in hands-on care, a competitive spirit and a desire to help their patients and clients stay in the game. Gain advanced knowledge in exercise science and skills to help young athletes, weekend warriors and elite professionals maximize their performance while minimizing injury. Become an expert in human movement and athletic performance today through instruction on exercise physiology, biomechanics and more.

Online Degree

Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation

Sports science and rehabilitation is a rewarding field for anyone with an interest in hands-on care, a competitive spirit and a desire to help their patients and clients stay in the game. Gain advanced knowledge in exercise science and skills to help young athletes, weekend warriors and elite professionals maximize their performance while minimizing injury. Become an expert in human movement and athletic performance today through instruction on exercise physiology, biomechanics and more.

Online

100% online with in-person internship.

2 Years

Length of Program.

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$600 per credit hour

37-39 Credit Hours.

Next Trimester Start

May 13, 2024
September 9, 2024
January 7, 2025

Give Yourself a Competitive Edge

Whether you are a practicing chiropractor, athletic trainer, personal trainer or strength coach, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation can give you the power to change lives while working in a field you love. With the demand for sports science specialists expected to grow by 13% through 2024, now is the perfect time to advance your education.

Gain the experience, training and confidence to excel in the exercise science arena with Logan’s MS-SSR degree. Offered 100% online, our program provides invaluable hands-on experience through an internship that can be completed at a facility close to home.

Give Yourself a Competitive Edge

Whether you are a practicing chiropractor, athletic trainer, personal trainer or strength coach, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (MS-SSR) can give you the power to change lives while working in the field you love. With the demand for sports science specialists expected to grow 13% by 2024, now is the perfect time to advance your education in human performance.

Logan’s MS-SSR program is taught by a diverse team of multi-disciplinary instructors who bring unique, real-world perspectives to your health science education. Through rigorous courses in anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics and injury rehabilitation, you’ll develop the skills and confidence to help athletes perform at their best.

Graduates of Logan’s MS-SSR program are well-prepared to sit for several prestigious certification exams, including, the NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT), the Certified Special Population Specialist (CSPS), the Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP).

MS-SSR graduates apply their rehabilitation science training in a variety of health professions, including private practice or clinical settings, on staff for college and professional sports teams, as personal trainers and coaches, as well as opportunities in research and teaching exercise science.

Logan’s MS-SSR’s courses are offered online with three, 15-week trimesters per year. By choosing either a part or full-time course load, you can complete your degree on a schedule that works best for you. Courses are offered 100% online with valuable hands-on experience through an internship that can be completed at a facility close to home.

Admissions Requirements for the MSSSR
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES: MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SPORTS SCIENCE AND REHABILITATION ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

An applicant must have:

  • Earned a baccalaureate degree or higher that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education
    Accreditation (CHEA).

    • If the baccalaureate degree was earned at an unaccredited institution, an accredited post-baccalaureate degree is an acceptable alternative.
  • Requested that an official transcript to be sent directly to Logan University from the institution awarding the qualifying entrance degree.
    • If the applicant attended multiple institutions, an official transcript must be sent from each institution directly to Logan.
  • Earned a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in his or her qualifying bachelor’s degree.
    • An applicant with qualifying post undergraduate coursework may have those courses and cumulative GPA (unweighted) re-evaluated by the Admissions Committee.
  • Completed the prerequisite coursework listed below from an accredited institution with grades of C or higher in each course.
    • Earned six semester credit hours of either physics, kinesiology, exercise science, biomechanics or statistics and six semester credit hours of biological science.
    • Students not meeting the course prerequisites may be probationally admitted.
    • Probational students acknowledge that the prerequisite courses prepare stronger candidates for success but still wish to pursue the degree.
    • Probational students may be requested to take a reduced course load and meet regularly with their Academic Success Coach.

Students may be admitted through the Alternative Admissions Track Program (AATP). Students are encouraged to reach out to Admissions at Admissions@sxxwch.com or 636-230-1750 to discuss possible options.

Employment in the sports and exercise science field are expected to grow between 10-13% by 2032 (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics). Graduates of this program can work in health professions, including private practice or clinical settings, on staff for college and professional sports teams, as personal trainers and coaches, as well as opportunities in research and teaching exercise science.

Why should I choose Logan for my Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation?

  • This degree is fully customizable, allowing students to choose electives focused on their career goals. Students are able to choose a part-time or full-time enrollment in online courses, allowing for maximum flexibility.
  • Logan University was named one of the best online sports medicine degree programs in 2022 (intelligent.com).
  • In 2021, our program was named one of the best online sports medicine degree programs in the country (bestcolleges.com).
  • We are ranked #6 for best online sports medicine programs by Sports Management Degree Hub.
  • Designated an Education Recognition Program by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

What are the admission requirements for this program?

No GRE is necessary. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA (unweighted) in your qualifying bachelor’s degree. For formal admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements section.

What kind of courses will I be taking?

Graduate ready to excel through evidence-based courses such as anatomy of human motion, biomechanics, nutrition and physical performance, applied physiology and rehabilitation.

What can I do with this degree if I am not a Doctor of Chiropractic?

With this program , you are able to customize your degree based on your career goals by choosing your electives. These electives will guide the certifications you choose to sit for.

How does the internship portion of this degree work?

As a part of the MS-SSR degree, students in the graduate program are required to complete an internship at a site of their choosing. Once approved by the Program Director, students work in a clinical setting with health professionals for a total of 180 hours over a 15-week time frame.

The internship aspect of Logan’s MS-SSR degree program gives students an opportunity to work in a clinical setting, such as sports medicine departments, strength and conditioning gyms, and cardiac rehabilitation in hospital settings. The internship allows students to apply what they have learned in the online courses into real world settings, working with clients, athletes and patients.

If I am a Doctor of Chiropractic, what certifications can I sit for with this degree?

Upon completing the sports and emergency care hands-on lab and graduating, you will be eligible to test for certification as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP).

Best Online Sports & Rehab Degree

Named one of the best online sports medicine degree programs by Intelligent.com in 2022.

Best Sports Rehab Degree

Named one of the best online sports medicine degree programs in the country in 2021.

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Top Ten

Ranked #6 for best online sports medicine programs by Sports Management Degree Hub.

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Officially Recognized

Designated an Education Recognition Program by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Master of Science in

Sports Science & Rehabilitation at Logan

Program Highlights

Lead in the Clinic and on the Field

Sports science is a rewarding field for anyone with an interest in hands-on health care, a competitive spirit and a desire to help their patients stay in the game. Whether a master’s is an extension of your bachelor’s education or a compliment to a DC degree, Logan’s nationally ranked MS-SSR is a smart step in building the career of your dreams.

The Dual-Degree Advantage

Adding an MS-SSR to your DC degree will give you the tools to manage athletes’ health and performance and set you and your patients apart from the competition. At Logan, you can earn your MS-SSR while completing your DC degree. On graduating, you will be eligible to test for certification as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP).

The Dual-Degree Advantage

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Certifications

Graduates of Logan’s MS-SSR program are well-prepared to sit for a number of prestigious certification exams, including the Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), the NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) and the Diplomate in American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (DACBSP).

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Faculty & Curriculum

Logan’s Sport Science and Rehabilitation graduate program is taught by a diverse team of multi-disciplinary instructors who bring unique, real-world perspectives to your health science education. Through rigorous courses in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and physical therapy, you’ll develop the skills and confidence to help athletes perform at their best. Course descriptions and degree programs can be found at the bottom of this page.

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Paths to Success

MS-SSR graduates apply their rehabilitation science training in a variety of areas, including private practice or clinical settings, on staff for college and professional sports teams, as personal trainers and coaches, as well as opportunities in research and teaching.

Paths to Success

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Your Degree, Your Schedule

Advance your education from virtually anywhere. Logan’s MS-SSR’s didactic courses are offered online with three 15-week trimesters per year with your choice of part or full-time course load, so you can start and complete your program on a schedule that works best for you. The culmination of the degree is an internship that may be completed in the student’s desired location once approved by the Program Director.

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Clinical Internship

Logan MS-SSR students put their education into action through a hands-on clinical internship in their final trimester. Students can choose an internship site near them. Students serve in a variety of environments, including sports teams, performance centers, hospitals, and schools.

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Clinical Internship

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Sports & Rehab Degree Program Learning Outcomes

The MS-SSR from Logan will prepare you to evaluate anatomy, apply exercise physiology principles to enhance human performance, develop safe exercise and rehabilitation programs for diverse populations, and more.

1. Demonstrate positive communication skills and techniques

2. Apply exercise physiology principles to enhance human performance

3. Apply scientific knowledge to enhance skills in sport science and rehabilitation

4. Develop safe exercise and rehabilitation programs for diverse populations

5. Evaluate neuro-muscular skeletal anatomy that influences human performance

 

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Additional Resources

Admission Requirements

No GRE necessary. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a minimum 2.5 GPA (unweighted) in your qualifying bachelor’s degree.

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Academic Schedules

Course number, title, time, instructors and more—find everything you need to enroll in classes for upcoming trimesters.

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Tuition & Fees

All courses in our MS-SSR program are taught online, saving you time and travel costs. For current tuition, fees and estimated expenses, click below.

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