Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehab at Logan University

Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation

Advanced training is essential for professionals planning to work with athletes. A specialized advanced degree at the master's level will set practitioners apart from their peers. This program will also prepare graduates for opportunities in research and teaching.

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Hybrid Online Format

Students come from a variety of different regions and healthcare backgrounds.  Therefore, Logan has created a hybrid online format to attract both practicing healthcare professionals and students looking for flexibility. Our faculty share class lectures with students online so they may study from home or while in practice. Logan schedules the hands-on campus instruction in a format that honors distant learners’ time and travel investments. 

For additional information, click here to view the Academic Catalog.

For questions about online course regulations, please view your state's local listings.

Certification Opportunities

Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists (CSCS)
NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)*
    *NSCA Track requires: PRAC 07301 (Sports & Exercise Science Practicum)
     and PRAC 07303 (Exercise Testing & Prescription Practicum)
Tactical Strength & Conditioning-Facilitators (TSAC-F)
Certified Special Population Specialist (CSPS)
ACSM Health Fitness Specialist (HFS)

For MS/DC Only:
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP)**
    **CCSP Track for DC's requires: PRAC07302 (Sports & Emergency Care
NOTE: CSCS, NSCA and ACSM are among the more widely recognized certifications for those who work with athletic injuries.


Core Courses
Name of Course Credit Hours
Anatomy of Human Motion Lecture 3
Anatomy of Human Prosection 1
Psychology of the Athlete 3
Exercise/Cardiorespiratory Physiology
Research Methodology 3
Exercise Metabolism & Sports Nutrition 3
Biomechanics 3
Principles of Physical Therapy 3
Electives (10 Credit Hours Required)
Name of Course Credit Hours
Sports & Exercise Science Practicum 3
Sports & Emergency Care Practicum 4
Exercise Testing & Prescription Practicum 3
Active & Passive Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Practicum 4
Active & Passive Lower Extremity Rehabilitation Practicum 4
Internship & Exam
Name of Course Credit Hours
Comprehensive Exam N/A
Clinical Internship 6

Clinical Internships

Students will be aided in selecting possible sites for their internship work, which must provide them with experience in one or more of the following study or treatment areas: anatomy/biomechanics, exercise programming/physiology, aging/human development, risk factors/pathophysiology, human behavior/psychology, health appraisal/fitness testing, safety/injury prevention/emergency care, nutrition/weight management and electrocardiography.

Logan has placed students with university athletic programs, ranging from the community college to the Division I level, and select internships with prestigious health care organizations.  Students may also arrange their own clinical internship course in an approved designated program with licensed health care providers such as a DC, MD, DO, etc.

Students have recently completed their internship at locations such as:
Mizzou, Columbia MO
Georgia State University
L.A. Sport and Spine
Creighton University
Elite Performance Academy
University of Iowa Strength and Conditioning

Concurrent MS/DC Degree Programs

The dual-degree educational pathway allows students to entering the Doctor of Chiropractic Program to complete a portion of their Master’s Degree requirements while completing their doctoral studies. For additional information, click here to view the Academic Catalog.

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