Saturday, 29 July 2017


BS qualification for conductors



Conductor Krisztina Weiszhaupt

It a nearly two years now since details began to emerge of the conductor-training course at ADU, the Adventist University of Health Sciences, in Orlando, Florida. This course leads to a BS health-science degree – BSCE:

Up-to-date information on this course:

Also at the above URL

Program Information

The Bachelor’s of Science in Conductive Education (BSCE) program is a 4 year program consisting of 2 years of general education coursework followed by 2 years of conductive education concentration including clinical experiences during 4 trimesters. The goal of the program is to graduate professionals who are educated in the health needs of individuals with motor disorders, principles of pedagogy, and liberal studies. These graduates will be able to work as conductor-educator specialists in conductive education settings and in sites that assist individuals with motor disorders such as clinics and schools.

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Bachelor’s of Science in Conductive Education program is supportive of the Adventist University of Health Sciences’ mission through the provision of quality educational experiences to prepare competent conductor-educator specialists who are able to use critical thinking skills effectively address the daily living needs of individuals living with motor disorders. The program will provide experiences to develop a professional graduate who is able to reason critically, to use evidence-based resources, and provide competent services in a caring and spiritual manner.

Place in the world

The conductor-training course at ADU leads to a bachelor's degree in science (BS). When it started it was the world's first conductor-training course to be situated in a health-science context. No new courses have been announced since then.

For reasons peculiar to itself, the PAF (former Petð Institute) is about to be incorporated into the Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest.

Because of the structure of ADU's course its first BS graduate conductors are already entering the workplace:

From next Tuesday (1 August) these two conductor-training courses based in health-science universities – the one by far the world's longest-lived, the other the newest – will make for interesting comparison.

ADU's conductor-training course is not included in the list of 'educational institutes that offer training on Conductive Education worldwide' on the website of ACENA (Association of Conductive Education in North America).

Earlier postings on the ADU course

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