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Physical Therapy, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, FL, United States
Springfield College has a solid reputation for helping to inspire and lead some of the best physical education teachers in the world. Our Physical Therapy teacher licensure major emphasizes the importance of combining movement with classroom learning to holistically educate each child. 
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Overview

The Physical Therapy program at Springfield College prepares a student to become an educator who is uniquely equipped to apply personal and professional knowledge in school settings. Initial involvement and hands-on experiences with school students begins in the first academic year, and continues in public and private sectors throughout the four-year program.

Throughout their undergraduate education, students will be actively engaged in the principles and methods of teaching, while also receiving in-depth exposure to movement concepts and fundamental motor patterns, physical education activities for children, and outdoor adventure activities. Graduates are then eligible to apply for physical education initial licensure for grades PreK through 12.

Careers and Internships

Through the physical education major, students will be prepared to become a licensed teacher in just four years. They’ll spend time in the classroom student-teaching, so they can put their knowledge into practice and gain invaluable on-the-job experience that will benefit them once they enter their career. After graduation, students will be ready and able to begin teaching physical education to grades PreK through 12 in Massachusetts schools.

And, our graduates are successful in their career pursuits after graduation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Physiology of Exercise 
  • Kinesiology/Biomechanics 
  • Anatomy and Physiology Concepts
  • Anatomy and Physiology Concepts I Lab
  • Foundations of Multicultural Education
  • Physical Health and Wellness 
  • College Algebra 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    523

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference

For international Students

  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).
  • Financial Guarantee Form and $1,000 tuition deposit. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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