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2008-2009 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Sciences, MSc


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The Department of Health Sciences offers a program leading to the degree of Master of Sciences (MSc) in Forensic Science, Sports Medicine, or Health Promotion. Graduate students pursue coursework in these areas of study and related disciplines (biology, chemistry, psychology, and sociology), providing the students with a diverse integrated curriculum of study.

MSc Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited College of University
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above

MSc Application

Applicants must submit Part I and II of the Graduate Application Form. Contact Person MSc Admissions: Hope Hoch (719) 262-4421 hhoch@uccs.edu.

Transfer Credits

Up to 9 credit hours of UCCS course work with an earned grade of B or better may be requested for transfer; these are computed into the student’s GPA.

Up to 9 credit hours of course work with a grade of B or better completed at an institution other than UCCS may be requested for transfer after completion of 9 credit hours of course work as a regular admit degree status student into the MSC program. These credit hours are not computed into the student’s GPA.

Courses applied to a graduate degree elsewhere or within the CU system cannot be transferred for MSc credit.

MSc—Forensic Science Option: Course Requirements


General Requirements


  • 30 semester hours, of which 15 or more must be at the graduate level (500 or above)
  • A minimum of 18 credit hours of upper division and graduate courses in Forensic Science offered by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours from a secondary department, which may be any of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Psychology and Sociology
  • 6 optional courses at either the undergraduate or graduate level.

Course Requirements


Outcomes, Forensic Science, MSc


  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge of the major theories and concepts of Forensic Science
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to apply the fundamentals of research methodology and statistical analysis to the interpretation and evaluation of scientific data and research reports.
  • Be prepared for jobs or advanced education in a field of Forensic Science
  • Demonstrate an overall satisfaction of the degree program upon completion

Forensic Advising:


Dr. Glenda Reimer (719) 262-4484 greimer@uccs.edu

MSc—Sports Medicine Option: Course Requirements


The Department of Health Sciences offers a sports medicine degree that is designed to provide course work and practical experience necessary to obtain advanced knowledge and skills in the disciplines of Sports Medicine. The ability to create a degree around the individual student’s interests is a priority of this degree option.

Credits: 37


Credits: 37


Outcomes, Sports Medicine, MSc


  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge of the major theories and concepts of Sports Medicine
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and the ability to apply the fundamentals of research methodology and statistical analysis to the interpretation and evaluation of scientific data and research reports
  • Be prepared for jobs or advanced education in a field of Sports Medicine
  • Demonstrate an overall satisfaction of the degree program upon completion

MSc Sports Medicine Advising:


David Suprak, PhD (719) 262-4315 dsuprak@uccs.edu

MSc—Health Promotion Option Course Requirements


The Master of Sciences degree in Health Promotion is designed to prepare students for advanced study and practice in Health Promotion related areas. Extra emphasis will be directed towards improving health and wellness work site setting.

Credits: 34


Credits: 34


MSc Health Promotion Advising:


David Suprak, PhD (719) 262-4315, dsuprak@uccs.edu

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