SHRS offers a Master of Science degree program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with specific concentrations; a Coordinated Master's in Dietetics (CMD), and a Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics. Please submit the SHRS Online Application for these graduate programs. Applicants to the PhD program in Rehabiliation Science and Communication Science and Disorders are also required to submit this application.
It is important to carefully view information on Application Requirements and Application Deadlines and submit all documents in a timely manner.
After your application is complete, it is submitted to the Department's Admissions Committee for review. Most admissions decisions are available 4-6 weeks after your application is complete. We request applicants to monitor the status of their application by logging into their application. You will also receive an electronic notification once your application is complete. Your decision letter will also be sent through your online application account. Therefore, please retain your online application pin number and password to access all admission communication.
The following programs use the Centralized Application Service (CAS): Communication Science and Disorders, Master of Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Doctor of Physical Therapy. Please refer to the department web page for more information on applying through the centralized application service.
- Completion of a baccalaureate degree.
- Minimum overall GPA of 3.0. Students who do not have a minimum GPA of 3.0 may still be considered for admission if they can provide supporting evidence regarding their eligibility.
- Please refer to department web pages for specific program admission and prerequisite requirements.
- It is the responsibility of the applicant to complete all admission requirements prior to enrollment. Please visit the individual department web pages for more information.
*Please note that some SHRS programs require you to complete clinical education/internships/practicum or supervised practice at facilities external to the University. Many facilities require a criminal background check, an Act 33/34 clearance, and a drug screen to determine whether you are qualified to participate in the clinical education. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.