Pre-Professional Track

This emphasis is intended for those interested in pursuing advanced study in a health sciences related professional field such as

  • the master’s degree in occupational therapy (OT) or athletic training (AT),
  • or the Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine (DCM)

While undertaking the HS promotion emphasis, students additionally work with a professional advisor and faculty in the Health and Human Performance Program  to satisfy the necessary college/university prerequisite coursework needed to apply for advanced academic preparation in OT, AT, and DCM.  For more information see the current catalog online and/or click here.

Pre-Occupational Therapy

Suggested prerequisite courses include:

  • statistics
  • anatomy and physiology I and II
  • human growth and development
  • abnormal psychology
  • medical terminology
  • general psychology

Pre-Athletic Training

Suggested prerequisite courses include:

  • statistics
  • anatomy and physiology I and II
  • biology I and II
  • exercise science
  • physics I
  • college math or statistics
  • English
  • social sciences
  • nutrition

Pre-Chiropractic Medicine

Suggested prerequisite materials include a health sciences degree with coursework in:

  • English
  • psychology
  • social sciences
  • biology
  • general chemistry
  • organic chemistry
  • physics
  • kinesiology
  • statistics
  • exercise physiology

Internship Prerequisites:

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, a grade of C- or better in HPR 202HPR 260HPR 302HPR 304, and HPR 410, and a minimum of 12 credits earned at Marymount are needed to register for the internship.

Internship Requirements:

When other requirements are completed, and minimum grade requirements are met, the student is placed in a 120-hour, three-credit internship.

Minimum Grade Requirements:

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a minimum grade of C- in HPR 202HPR 260HPR 302HPR 410HPR 415BIO 151BIO 151LBIO 152BIO 152LBIO 161BIO 161LBIO 162, and BIO 162L.

This degree requires a total of 120-122 credits.