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Public Health: Pre-Physical Therapy, B.Sc.

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The Public Health program educates the whole person and prepares you to work as a professional in the public health field. Our curriculum emphasizes healthy lifestyles, multicultural health needs, research and advances in health, and use of the latest computer-related technology.

About

Public Health Pre-Physical Therapy SRU 3+3: 

  • Earn a Doctor of Physical Therapy in six years rather than seven. In the first three years, you complete your public health major courses and pre-requisites for the SRU DPT program. During your third undergraduate year, you apply for admission into the SRU DPT program. If accepted, your first year in the SRU DPT program meets the remaining requirements for your undergraduate degree. If not accepted, you continue to complete your undergraduate degree and can reapply to the program. The accelerated option is for incoming freshmen only.  

Public Health Pre-Physical Therapy (SRU Traditional): 

  • Complete the requirements for your public health major and the pre-requisites for the SRU DPT program and apply to the SRU DPT program in your senior year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health and Behavior Change 
  • Introduction to Public Health 
  • Introduction to Health Education
  • Introduction to Study of Disease
  • Data Mgmt for Health Science
  • Biostatistics
  • Nutrition and Health Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Sexual Behavior
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychology of Women, Gender & Culture
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Interpersonal Relations Course
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Chemistry II Lab
  • Elements of Physics I/Lab
  • Elements of Physics II/Lab 

                      English Language Requirements

                      You only need to take one of these language tests:

                      • Minimum required score:

                        60

                        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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                      • Minimum required score:

                        550

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                      • 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.

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                      Academic Requirements

                      You need the following GPA score:

                      Required score: 3

                      Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                      Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                      • Official High School transcripts (including a 12th grade class schedule if applicable)
                      • Official SAT or ACT scores
                      • $30 application fee
                      • Complete the application for admission (NO FEE).
                      • Submit official, English-translated copies of all secondary course work completed,
                      • Submit a copy of your passport - copy of the picture page.
                      • All applicants must verify finances. 

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        644 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of .
                      • National

                        322 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 322 USD per credit and a duration of .
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                      Living costs for Grove City

                      • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
                        Living Costs

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                      Funding

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