The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology-Pre-P.T. is designed to prepare students to meet the entry requirements for most graduate programs in Physical Therapy including the Hampton University Physical Therapy (D.PT.) graduate program. Additionally this curriculum provides a solid foundation for graduate study in Athletic Training and other areas in the exercise sciences.
A medical degree is a vocational degree, allowing you to develop the practical and clinical capabilities specific to medicine, as well as the professional and personal attributes necessary to become a doctor
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
General practice doctor
There are over 60 specialist areas of medicine; information on each can be found at NHS Health Careers.
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Healthcare scientist, genomics
Higher education lecturer
International aid/development worker
Mental health nurse
Research scientist (life sciences)
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
The curriculum closely mirrors the Hampton University B.S. degree program in Health and Physical Education, but with increased science and mathematics requirements. This program might be considered somewhat of a hybrid since successful completion will lead to state and national standards for certification to teach Health and Physical Education, as well as the prerequisites in Physical Therapy. The Department is accredited by the Department of Education of the state of Virginia, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE).
Programme Structure Physical Ed. for Diverse Pops Exercise Testing, Pers. Exercise & Sport Nutrition Practicum II ElectiveFree Elective Health & Aging Practicum I CPR, First Aid & Safety
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements The signed and completed application form for admission; Application fee of $35.00 (non-refundable). Only cashier's check or money order accepted; OFFICIAL high school transcript; Standardized test scores-- unless applying using the Test Optional Policy (Reference above); One letter of recommendation from your high school guidance counselor or a high school teacher. An autobiographical essay, or a 250 -500 word response to the question: If Your Name Were An Acronym, what would it stand for and how would it reflect your strengths and personality A photograph that best represents you and provide a 140 character tweet length description about how the photo relates to you. (Optional)