Physical therapy

  • Graduates are prepared for professional careers in management positions in health care settings within or outside their allied health field. Allied health refers to areas such as respiratory therapy, dental hygiene, physical therapy and surgical technology.
  • The athletic training degree plan prepares students for a board of certification exam that leads to certification as an athletic trainer, a professional who specializes in preventing, recognizing, managing and rehabilitating injuries that result from physical activity.
  • The exercise science specialization prepares students who are seeking careers as health or fitness specialists in corporate and clinical settings.
  • The kinesiotherapy specialization prepares students seeking careers in adaptive physical education and rehabilitation settings.
  • The degree program in physical education licensure is designed to provide students with a foundation based in the movement sciences specific to professional preparation in PE K-12 teaching.
  • The recreation administration degree plan offers professional preparation for employment in settings such as campus recreation, church recreation, park management and more.
  • Therapeutic recreation, often called recreation therapy, is a health care profession that utilizes recreation and activities to improve health and well-being.