Learn from biology and exercise science faculty who help prepare you for careers in physical therapy, occupational therapy, or athletic training. This program will help you take your first steps toward entering these growing fields. If you're interested in helping others within the healthcare field, this may be the program for you!
With a science core, this pre-professional program teaches students the basics as well as hands-on skills which can be applied in healthcare settings. Many professional schools require core coursework in science, and BVU’s rehabilitation health sciences major is uniquely designed with this in mind.
Students who graduate with this major can pursue careers as:
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With a growing elderly population and an increase in awareness of the effects of sports-related injuries, the need for physical and occupational therapists, as well as athletic trainers, is increasing, and we’re here to help prepare students for success in these areas. According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Housed in the state-of-the-art Estelle Siebens Science Center, boasting high-tech labs.
A biology internship and rehab health sciences capstone provide students with applied experiences.
This pre-professional program is designed to prepare students for professional and graduate school.