What You’ll Learn
South College’s Bachelor of Science in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy) program is designed to develop the foundational knowledge to pursue admittance to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Students who do not choose to pursue a DPT program may find opportunities to pursue diverse opportunities in biological, life, or health sciences areas.
In addition to a variety of general education courses, the curriculum includes foundational courses in anatomy, physiology, biology, physics, and chemistry. Students also take courses in healthcare administration, healthcare law and ethics, health science research, health economics, and health science leadership.
In order to apply for admission to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, applicants must evidence satisfactory completion of a baccalaureate degree and identified prerequisite courses. The BS Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy) program is aligned to these requirements. Physical therapists help people regain their health and mobility with knowledge of human anatomy, leading treatments, and professional, compassionate patient care.