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Concurrent Certificate in Rehabilitation Sciences (RS)


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Faculty of Health Sciences

The Concurrent Certificate in Rehabilitation Science (RS) is administered by the School of Rehabilitation Science (SRS), Institute of Applied Health Science, Room 403, ext. 22867, srsunder@mcmaster.ca.

The Certificate of RS provides undergraduate students from various disciplines and faculties an opportunity to focus their knowledge and skill development in the field of rehabilitation science. This certificate will recognize students who have obtained foundational knowledge in rehabilitation science through their coursework and experiential learning.

Note:


  • In order to obtain the Certificate of RS, students must take HTHSCI 3RS3  (3 units) - Foundations in Rehabilitation Science.
  • Completion of an additional 15 units from the Requirements list below.
  • Students are required to gain at least 60 hours of experiential learning in a clinical or research rehabilitation environment.
  • No more than 6 units from Level 1 courses allowed.

Admission


The interdisciplinary Certificate of RS may be taken by students pursuing any undergraduate degree and requires completion of 18 units of course work.

Certificate Requirements


Any student in an undergraduate program at McMaster may declare the Certificate of RS at the time of graduation providing they satisfy the following requirements.

In addition to courses, students are required to gain at least 60 hours of experiential learning in a clinical or research rehabilitation environment.  Students will be asked to write a one-page reflection on the experiential learning.  Students will be asked to provide a log of the hours, types of experience, and verifying reference for these hours.

Requirements


18 Units

15 units


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Specific requirements for KINESIOLOGY students:


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