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  • Flexible class options including weekends, evenings, and many available online
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Graduate Programs Available Through the College of Health Sciences

Master's Programs

Exercise Science NEW!

The Master of Science in Exercise Science program at UIndy provides two distinct areas of academic and experiential focus -- human performance and clinical exercise physiology. The human performance emphasis is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skill set for a career as a strength and conditioning practitioner across many diverse settings. The clinical exercise physiology emphasis will prepare you with the necessary knowledge and experiences to provide preventative and rehabilitative exercise programming for diverse clinical populations. You will gain in-depth knowledge and experiences for your chosen fields while also having the opportunity to complete an optional research thesis on a topic of your choice.

  • Degree: Master of Science in Exercise Science (MS)
  • Total Credit Hours: 34.5
  • Tuition: $420 per credit hour*
  • Course Format: On campus, face-to-face learning.

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Athletic Training NEW!

Strengthen your knowledge of athletic training with this fast-paced program. Students gain hands-on clinical skills in multiple clinical placements. The program covers five semesters of clninical education both on and off campus at various clinical sites, such as local high schools, colleges and universities, outpatient clinics, and physician offices. AT classrooms feature treatment tables for practicing injury assessments and treatment modalities, and learning opportunities also take place in nursing simulation labs and the full suite of UIndy athletic facilities.

  • Degree: Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)
  • Total Credit Hours: 65
  • Tuition: $718 per credit hour*
  • Course Format: Traditional on-campus

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Sport Management

Turn your passion for sports into a career in sports management. Whether in or out of the classroom, students are challenged with case studies, group discussions, and professional development opportunities. Class topics address relevant and current issues affecting the administration of intercollegiate athletics programs, including compliance, ticket office management, and media relations. Learning experiences are further enhanced through career advice and interactions with athletics personnel at the institutional level, conference level, and the NCAA. Classes meet on weeknights or in a hybrid format, allowing students to maintain employment throughout the program.

  • Degree: Master of Science in Sport Management (MS)
  • Total Credit Hours: 33
  • Tuition: $478 per credit*
  • Course Format: Hybrid course model lets you complete much of your coursework online while meeting face-to-face several times each semester. Students can choose to pursue either an accelerated, 12-month, curriculum plan or a standard, 21-month, curriculum plan.

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Occupational Therapy

Looking to start a career in occupational therapy? This program is ideal for career-changers who already have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and want to continue working while attending one of the top-ranked OT schools in the nation. Offered in a non-traditional format, classes take place on campus one day per week, with accompanying coursework to be completed online. An emphasis is placed on evidence-based practice, compared to a focus on research and advanced practice in the doctoral OT program.

  • Degree: Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
  • Total Credit Hours: 76
  • Tuition: $894 per credit hour*
  • Course Format: Classes take place on campus two days per week, with accompanying coursework to be completed online

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Healthcare Management

Make a difference with your education. The Master of Science in Health Care Management prepares students to plan, direct, and oversee medical care and services. Two concentrations are available. Long-term care management is suited for those looking to work as administrators in skilled health care facilities or assisted living and residential care facilities. Home and community-based care prepares students for positions in hospice organizations, home health care agencies, and a variety of other outpatient care centers.

  • Degree: Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MS)
  • Total Credit Hours: 36
  • Tuition: $522 per credit*
  • Course Format: All courses offered in a flexible online format
Public Health

Acquire the professional knowledge and skills to enter the high-growth field of public health. The MPH is a professional degree program and combines academic preparation in current public health knowledge with planned, community-based projects embedded throughout the program, plus an intensive professional practice experience. This unique curriculum, offered in a predominantly online format, provides students the ability to practice essential skills for improving population health such as program planning, grant writing, culturally competent communication, and advocacy.

  • Degree: Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Total Credit Hours: 45
  • Tuition: $598 per credit hour*
  • Course Format: Offered in a predominantly online format with only four, in-person weekend classes over two years

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Gerontology (also available online)

The Master of Science in Gerontology addresses the needs of traditional, non-traditional, and post-professional students who want to enhance their knowledge of aging populations and develop key skills needed for working with older adults. You'll learn both basic theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to promote a positive and holistic view of aging.

  • Degree: Master of Science (MS)
  • Total Credit Hours: 36
  • Tuition: $522 per credit hour*
  • Course Format: Self-paced—you choose how many classes to take at a time as long as the program is completed within five years. All classes are offered online.

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Doctoral Programs

Occupational Therapy

Looking to start a practice in occupational therapy? In this program, students evolve into innovative practitioners who are critical thinkers in the development of scholarship, integrating evidence and practice. Learning opportunities cultivate leaders with high standards of professionalism in existing and emerging practice areas. The program is taught in a traditional classroom setting, using a combination of lecture and hands-on lab coursework. Students graduate after three years of academic work which includes 24 weeks of fieldwork and a 16-week advanced placement.

  • Degree: Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
  • Total Credit Hours: Approximately 106
  • Tuition:
    • $28,688 flat fee per year (fall & winter semesters combined)*
    • $7,734 flat fee per year (summer term)*
  • Course Format: Taught in traditional classroom setting, using a combination of lecture and hands-on lab coursework

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Physical Therapy

Join the school of physical therapy that's ranked in the top 25 percent of PT programs by U.S. News & World Report — the UIndy Krannert School of Physical Therapy. DPT offers a traditional classroom and laboratory program that enables students to pursue their doctoral degree in one of two tracks: Research, in which a student participates in a faculty-designed research project, or Professional Development, which allows students to explore an area of practice or better understand an interdisciplinary team approach to care. DPT students also experience 39 weeks of full-time, supervised clinical practice.

  • Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Total Credit Hours: 115
  • Tuition:
    • $28,688 flat fee per year (fall & winter semesters combined)*
    • $7,734 flat fee per year (summer term)*
  • Course Format: classes take place on weekdays in a traditional classroom and laboratory setting

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

Health Sciences (online only)

Work interprofessionally with students from multiple health-related professions to gain advanced knowledge and skills to positively impact health practices in today's complex societies. Graduates are prepared to serve as leaders, advocates, educators, and scholars in health science. After completing their coursework, students conduct a doctoral project. Interested individuals must be licensed and/or have at least two years experience in a health-related field.

  • Degree: Doctor of Health Science (DHSc)
  • Total Credit Hours: 60
  • Tuition: $522 per credit hour*
  • Course Format: Online coursework with two required on-campus sessions per year

*Tuition is based on the 2018-19 academic year and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.

*Also available as a dual degree with Gerontology.

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