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  • An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Master of Science in Neurological Rehabilitation - MSc (NR)Program

    Thank you for your interest in the one year full time (2 semesters) online on-demand neurological rehabilitation degree program of National University of Medical Sciences. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. All neurological rehabilitation classes are online & in English. The lectures are available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Campus attendance is not required for the MSc (NR) program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes. However students who wish to practice practical techniques under supervision of a clinician have the choice of attending the optional week long practical techniques review at Madrid, Spain or Toronto, Canada, once per semester. The practical lab is not part of the MSc (NR) program and students can graduate without attending the lab. Attendance is not mandatory.


    Why Study Neurological Rehabilitation?

    Neurological rehabilitation is a rehab program designed for people with diseases, trauma, or disorders of the nervous system. Neurological rehabilitation can often improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the well-being of the patient. Injuries, infections, degenerative diseases, structural defects, tumors, and disorders in the circulatory system can impair the nervous system. Some of the conditions that may benefit from neurological rehabilitation may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Vascular disorders, such as ischemic strokes (caused by blood clots), hemorrhagic strokes (caused by bleeding in the brain), subdural hematoma, and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), Infections, such as meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and brain abscesses, Trauma, such as brain and spinal cord injury, Structural or neuromuscular disorders, such as Bell’s palsy, cervical spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, peripheral neuropathy, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and Guillain-Barr syndrome, Functional disorders, such as headache, seizure disorder, dizziness, and neuralgia, & Degenerative disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer’s disease, and Huntington’s chorea.


    Why Choose to Study Neurological Rehabilitation at NUMSS?

    Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the most affordable online on-demand MSc program in Neurological Rehabilitation. This program is ideal for the working health professionals as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the lectures at the comfort of their homes. Students from anywhere in the world can earn a MSc in Neurological Rehabilitation without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS MSc (NR) program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.


    Admission Prerequisites

    The prerequisite to enter the Master of Science (MSc) in Neurological Rehabilitation is having a bachelor of science in osteopathy or a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). This MSc (NR) program cannot be taken as a dual degree program with the BSc or DO, however it can be taken as a dual degree program with any other master’s degree program offered by NUMSS. The grade 3 students (doctors & physiotherapists) are able to complete the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy in 6 months and the Doctor of Osteopathy in 1year. Grade 2 students (with previous health education) can earn the BSc in osteopathy degree in 1 year and the DO degree in 2 years. Grade 1 students (with no prior health education) need to study 3 years to obtain the BSc in Osteopathy & 4 years to obtain the DO.


    Curriculum for the Master of Science in Neurological Rehabilitation (1 year FT, 1280 hours total - 640 hours per semester)

    1st year (1st semester) 1st year (2nd semester)
    FN501 Fundamentals of Neurological Rehabilitation CD502 Cerebrovascular Disease and Disorders of Consciousness
    RN501 Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders I PN502 Neuroinflammation (CNS) and diseases of the PNS
    NN501 Applied Neuroanatomy & Clinical Neuroscience RN502 Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders II
    ES501 Exercise Science NC502 Neuromuscular Conditioning
    NE501 Neurodiagnosis TH502 Thesis & Research Project