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Health Sciences - Pre-Physical and Occupational Therapy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
The Pre-Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Option to the Health Sciences degree is tailored to those students planning on applying to graduate program in one of these disciplines. While students graduating with this degree are not limited to this one option, the focus of the program is to satisfy the common prerequisites for physical therapy and occupational graduate programs. 

Overview

What you'll do:

  • Satisfy pre-requisites for professional graduate education
  • Be introduced to assessment techniques which will be part of their professional education while completing the undergraduate program
  • Have a working knowledge of therapeutic modalities and skills in application of the modalities
  • Be prepared to enter a number of other allied health fields if they should decide against physical or occupational therapy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Allied Health Professions
  • Medical Terminology
  • Introduction to Athletic Injuries
  • Applied Anatomy

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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).

General Requirements

  • Apply for Admission
  • Submit Housing Contract
  • Register for First STEP Orientation
  • Apply for Financial Aid

Tuition Fee

  • International

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    247 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 247 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  •   Missouri Residents: $247.25
  •   Nonresident Residents: $438.50

Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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