Pre-Allied Health

Kinesiology

Pre-Allied Health is an excellent preparatory program for graduate study in physical or occupational therapy as well as post-baccalaureate study in exercise physiology, biomechanics, and cardiac rehabilitation.

pre-allied health specialization

Student Learning Outcomes

Within this specialization, you will learn to:

  • Identify procedures for immediate care for injuries, including standard emergency procedures and wound care
  • Apply the principles of measurement/evaluation as they relate to injury assessment and rehabilitation
  • Apply the principles of biomechanics related to injury assessment and rehabilitation
  • Apply the principles of exercise physiology to prescribe safe and effective rehabilitation programs
  • Identify preventative techniques, bracing, and/or taping to reduce the frequency or severity of performance injuries

Degree Requirements

Internship

Part of the pre-allied health specialization is an internship. This rewarding experience lets students work hands-on in the field, building experience and credentials.