Health Sciences - Pre-Physical Therapy
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
The Health Sciences Major with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy prepares students for graduate work in Physical Therapy. Health Sciences majors take courses to prepare them for careers in the health sector from both the scientific and psychosocial perspectives and includes several specific concentrations. Heath science majors can choose a concentration that focuses on the broader health science track or pre-nursing as a part of their undergraduate studies or one that focuses on graduate programs including: pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy, pre-athletic training or public health.
Students are active in planning their course selections and potential internship opportunities related to their specific concentration within the Health Sciences program.
Careers in health care from both the scientific and psychosocial perspectives
The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties offers board-certification in ten specialty areas of physical therapy: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary, Clinical Electrophysiology, Geriatrics, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Sports, Women's Health, and Wound Management.
Healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than any of the other occupational groups. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment in healthcare occupations are projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs.
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* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)
Students must complete 30 total credit hours at the 300-level or above.