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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Exercise Physiology, BS/Physical Therapy, DPT


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Program Co-Coordinator: Kandy Houmard (109 Fitness, Instruction, Testing and Training Facility (FITT); 252-737-1291; houmardk@ecu.edu)
Program Co-Coordinator: Mike McCammon (105 Fitness, Instruction, Testing and Training Facility (FITT); 252-737-1293; mccammonm@ecu.edu

The BS/DPT program provides a means by which undergraduate students at East Carolina University enroll in the program of exercise physiology with the intention of preparing for a professional doctoral degree path in physical therapy (DPT). The student in this program will count 15 s.h. of graduate physical therapy course work towards the BS in exercise physiology. The student will complete the DPT in six years for a total of 217 s.h. This course work includes all general education courses, core requirements for the undergraduate degree, and prerequisites and core requirements for the DPT. A student may be granted provisional acceptance to the DPT program after their second year of study based on competitive academic qualifications. Upon successful completion of the first year of the DPT degree, BS /DPT students are awarded the appropriate bachelor’s degree.

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