Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation FAQ
The Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation is open to students who have an interest working with athletes and would like to gain additional experience and education. No sports-related academic background is required.
Will I have hands-on training?
Students in the Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation/Doctor of Chiropractic Program will have numerous clinical and field opportunities, allowing for ample hands-on experience. Logan has several cooperative arrangements with collegiate and professional teams in the regional area.
What type of jobs will I be qualified for after attaining the Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation Degree?
- Sports Chiropractor
- Personal Trainer
- Elite Club Programs
- High School Athletics
- Youth Sports Programs
- Recreational Therapist
- Amateur Sports Teams
- Professional Sports Teams
- Collegiate Sports Programs
- Strength & Conditioning Coach
- Recreational Sports Programs
- Corporate Wellness Programs
When can I start the master's program?
Students in the Doctor of Chiropractic Program will be able to take Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation courses starting in Trimester 5.
Do I have to apply for the Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation Degree Program if I’m already in the Doctor of Chiropractic Program?
Yes. The Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation program is part of the graduate school and requires a separate application.
How much is this program?
Students will be able to take additional financial assistance for the concurrent Master of Science/Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program through the Office of Financial Aid for the graduate cost of attendance.
Why should students choose this program vs. a DPT or other programs?
A dual degree with the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree can offer a wider array of therapeutic skill sets than the DPT degree. Doctors of Chiropractic are portal-of-entry providers not requiring a physician’s referral to see patients. Combining the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree with the Master of Science credential in Sports Science and Rehabilitation will give graduates a clinical specialty training to diagnose and treat sports injuries within the chiropractic scope of practice.
Are current Doctors of Chiropractic eligible for this Master of Science Degree Program?
Current Doctors of Chiropractic should send their transcripts to the Office of Admissions. An independent evaluation of coursework will be made on a case-by-case basis. Current Doctors of Chiropractic must fulfill the necessary requirements for entry.