MS Rehabilitation Sciences

Superior University’s MS Rehabilitation Sciences program is one of the first to focus on advanced research in rehabilitation and a one-of-a-kind degree that focuses on the study of giving treatment and education to people with temporary or permanent disabilities to return them to optimum function, well-being, and personally fulfilling levels of independence. This one-of-a-kind curriculum is intended to give an education in the fundamental scientific concepts of physical therapy – physiotherapy, osteopathy, and sports therapy – as well as a chance to get practical experience with specialized rehabilitation procedures.

Minimum 16- Years of Education in Physical Therapy/ Speech-Language Pathology,/Audiology/Hearing Sciences/Occupational Therapy/Physical Education & Sports Science/Public Health and Orthotic & Prosthetics with minimum 2.5 CGPA /60% Marks in aggregate or equivalent degree.

Semester 1

Course
Credits
Type
Disability and Rehabilitation2
Compulsory
Professional Practice & Ethics in Rehabilitation Sciences
2
Compulsory
Evidence Based Practice and Academic Writing in Rehabilitation Sciences
2Compulsory
Differential Diagnosis & Clinical Decision Making
3Compulsory
Biostatistics, Research Methodology & Scientific Inquiry
3Compulsory

Semester 2

Course
Credits
Type
Elective-I
3
Elective
Elective-II
3Elective
Elective-III
3Elective
Elective-IV
3Elective

Semester 3

Course
Credits
Type
Thesis - I
3
Compulsory

SCHEME OF STUDIES

SubjectCredit Hours
Biostatistics, Research Methodology & Scientific Inquiry3(2+1)
Professional Practice & Ethics in Rehabilitation Sciences2(2+0)
Evidence Based Practice and Academic Writing in Rehabilitation Sciences2(2+0)
Differential Diagnosis & Clinical Decision Making3(2+1)
Disability and Rehabilitation2(2+0)
12
Electives-I3(2+1)
Electives-II3(2+1)
Electives-III3(2+1)
Electives-IV3(2+1)
Electives-V3(2+1)
15
Thesis12
Total Credit Hours36

List of Elective Courses

Sr #

Course Title

Credit Hours

Orthopedic Physical Therapy

01

Orthopedic Physical Therapy-I

3(2+1)

02

Orthopedic Physical Therapy-II

3(2+1)

03

Manual Therapy

3(2+1)

04

Examination & Evaluation in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

3(2+1)

05

Clinical Pharmacology of Musculoskeletal System

3(2+1)

06

Principles of Orthopedic Medicine

3(2+1)

07

Fundamentals of Orthopedic Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

08

Applied Movement Sciences

3(2+1)

Neurological Physical Therapy

01

Neurological Physical Therapy-I

3(2+1)

02

Neurological Physical Therapy-II

3(2+1)

03

Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders-I

3(2+1)

04

Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders-II

3(2+1)

05

Applied Neuro-anatomy & Clinical Neuroscience

3(2+1)

06

Fundamentals of Neurological diseases

3(2+1)

07

Fundamentals of Neurological Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

08

Examination & Evaluation in Neurological Physical Therapy

3(2+1)

09

Advanced Neurological Physical Therapy Techniques

3(2+1)

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

01

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation-I

3(2+1)

02

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation-II

3(2+1)

03

Cardiopulmonary Sciences

3(2+1)

04

Cardiopulmonary Health

3(2+1)

05

Examination & Evaluation in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

3(2+1)

06

Thoracic Diagnostic Radiology and Therapeutic Procedures

3(2+1)

07

Emergency Procedures and Critical Care Monitoring

3(2+1)

Pediatric Physical Therapy

01

Pediatric Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

02

Neurological Physical Therapy-I

3(2+1)

03

Neurological Physical Therapy-II

3(2+1)

04

Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders-I

3(2+1)

05

Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders-II

3(2+1)

06

Applied Neuro-anatomy & Clinical Neuroscience

3(2+1)

07

Fundamentals of Neurological diseases

3(2+1)

08

Fundamentals of Neurological Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

09

Examination & Evaluation in Neurological Physical Therapy

3(2+1)

10

Advanced Neurological Physical Therapy Techniques

3(2+1)

Sports Medicine & Manipulative Physical Therapy

01

Advance Principles & Practice of Manipulative Physical Therapy

3(2+1)

02

Musculoskeletal Sciences (Musculoskeletal Injuries, Diagnosis & Management)

3(2+1)

03

Advance Manipulative Physical Therapy Techniques (Upper, lower Quadrant & Spine)

3(2+1)

04

Sports Medicine (Sports Injuries, Diagnosis & Management)

3(2+1)

05

Sports Psychology

3(2+1)

06

Applied Exercise Physiology & Nutrition

3(2+1)

07

Pain Management (Musculoskeletal & Sports Injuries)

3(2+1)

Community Based Rehabilitation & Disability Studies

01

Planning organization and management of community-based services

3(2+1)

02

Community based strategies for millennium
development goals

3(2+1)

03

Disability Studies

3(2+1)

04

Social & Medical intervention with people with disabilities

3(2+1)

05

Disaster Management regarding food, health care & shelter security

3(2+1)

06

Community based research methods & project planning and management

3(2+1)

07

Curriculum design, teaching and learning for CBR workers

3(2+1)

08

Advance guidance and counseling

3(2+1)

09

Field work practice (8 weeks mandatory for M. Phil)

          3(2+1)

Physical Rehabilitation and Pain Management

01

Advance Physical Therapy

3(2+1)

02

Biopsychosocial aspects of pain

3(2+1)

03

Physiology of Pain

3(2+1)

04

Pharmacology of Pain

3(2+1)

05

Acute Pain

3(2+1)

06

Chronic Pain Syndrome

3(2+1)

07

Central Pain, Neuropathic Pain

3(2+1)

08

Cancer Pain & Palliative Care

3(2+1)

09

Fluoroscopic Anatomy & Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

3(2+1)

10

Interventions for Pain Management

3(2+1)

Gender Health and Rehabilitation

01

Gender Health: foundation Theories and Applications

3(2+1)

02

Applications to Gender Analysis within Health Research and Interventions

3(2+1)

03

Masculinity, Sexual Behavior & Health: Adolescence & Beyond

3(2+1)

04

Women’s Health

3(2+1)

05

International Perspectives on Women, Gender & Health 

3(2+1)

04

The Epidemiology of LGBTQ Health

3(2+1)

05

Global Perspectives on LGBTQ Health

3(2+1)

06

Legal and Public Health Issues in the regulation of intimacy

3(2+1)

07

Methods for assessing Power, Privilege, and Public Health in the United States

3(2+1)

08

Life Course Perspectives on Health

3(2+1)

09

Public Health Perspectives on Abortion

3(2+1)

10

Gender- Based Violence Research, Practice and Policy: Issues and Current 

3(2+1)

11

Family planning policies and programs

3(2+1)

12

Clinical Aspects of Reproductive Health

3(2+1)

13

Selected Topics in Women’s Health and Women Health Policy

3(2+1)

14

Pre Natal & Post Natal Exercise & Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

Speech Language Pathology

01

Pre School and school language disorders

3(2+1)

02

Autism Spectrum Disorder

3(2+1)

03

Child Development

3(2+0)

04

Speech and Hearing Sciences

3(2+1)

05

Aphasia and dysphagia

3(2+1)

06

Evidence Base Practice

3(2+1)

07

Communication and Behavioral Disorders

3(2+1)

08

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

09

Speech Disorders

3(2+1)

10

Language Disorders in children

3(2+1)

11

Rudiments of audiology

3(2+1)

12

Clinical Decision Making & Planning Effective Treatment

3(2+1)

13

Biostatistics, Research Methodology & Scientific Inquiry

3(2+1)

14

Neurological, Communication & Swallowing Disorders

3(2+1)

15

Advance Clinical Practicum

3(2+1)

Occupational Therapy

01

Advance Occupational Therapy

3(2+1)

02

Advance Orthopedic Occupational Therapy

3(2+1)

03

Advance Neurological Occupational Therapy

3(2+1)

04

Advance Bioengineering

3(2+1)

05

Advance Psychology in Occupational Therapy

3(2+1)

06

Post-operative Occupational Therapy

3(2+1)

07

Advance Biomechanics and Kinesiology

3(2+1)

08

Occupational Therapy and Community-Based Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

Prosthetics & Orthotics

01

Biomechanics & Kinesiology

3(2+1)

02

Advances in Lower Extremity Orthotics & Prosthetics

3(2+1)

03

Information Technology & Management Skills

3(2+1)

04

Advances in Materials for prosthetics & Orthotics

3(2+1)

05

Advances in Upper Extremity Orthotics & Prosthetics

3(2+1)

06

Advances in Spinal Orthotics

3(2+1)

07

Mobility Aids in Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

Hearing Sciences/Audiology

01

Language Science

3(2+1)

02

Biomedical Sciences 1

3(2+1)

03

Child Development

3(2+1)

04

Speech & Hearing Sciences

3(2+1)

05

Biomedical Sciences 11

3(2+1)

06

Evidence Based Practice

3(2+1)

07

Communication and Behavioral Disorders

3(2+1)

08

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

09

Introduction to Audiology & Its Medical & Physiologic Aspects

3(2+1)

10

Principles of Audio Logical Assessment

3(2+1)

11

Psychoacoustics and Instrumentation

3(2+1)

12

Biostatistics, Research Methodology & Scientific Inquiry

3(2+1)

13

Neurological, Communication & Swallowing Disorders

3(2+1)

14

Aural Habilitation and Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

15

Advance Clinical Practum

3(2+1)

Health, Physical Education & Sports Sciences

01

Applied Kinesiology & Sports Biomechanics

3(2+1)

02

Measurement & Evaluation Technology in Physical Education

3(2+1)

03

Exercise Physiology & Exercise Prescription

3(2+1)

04

Sports Psychology, Human Growth & Development

3(2+1)

05

Health Promotion & Wellness

3(2+1)

06

Sports Injuries, Prevention & Rehabilitation

3(2+1)

07

Pedagogical Methods in Physical Education

3(2+1)