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Kinesiology undergraduate option
A springboard for advanced study
The Pre-Therapy and Allied Health (PTAH) option, within the Oregon State kinesiology major, prepares you for medical school and health profession fields such as:
Explore required courses and see sample 4 year schedules for different occupational tracks the PTAH option offers in the kinesiology degree map.
After you’ve completed Anatomy and Physiology, you must also achieve:
Once you meet these requirements, you can complete the application to add the PTAH option in KIN.
Earn a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology while setting yourself up for success in medical school.
The practicum is integrated into your coursework and will provide you with clinical observation in your area of interest within allied health professions.
The PTAH option, within the kinesiology major, sets you on a trajectory to improve lives — no matter where your interests lie.
Help athletes get back in the game as an athletic trainer. Support patients as they develop skills needed for everyday life as an occupational therapist.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, allied health care jobs are expected to grow 15-37% from 2016-2026.
Start with the pre-therapy and allied health degree option and become:
*May require post-baccalaureate/graduate/professional education or additional certifications/credentials to qualify for employment.
Casey Collier, ‘19
“I absolutely use what I learned in my kinesiology program every day because I’m working with patients one-on-one, helping them recover from injuries and regain function.
Everything from the biomechanical to the psychological side of things that I’ve learned may apply, which is great.”
If you have questions regarding classes, student clubs or campus, our peer advisors would love to chat. Call or email them for advice.
For questions about the program, application process or requirements, contact our director of student recruitment and admissions, David Cortez, MEd.