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Health Science Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration

A major in health science with a pre-physical therapy concentration at Grace College will explore the scientific study of life and life processes. As you consider an array of colleges with a pre-physical therapy programs in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for health science taught with a Christian worldview. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a health science career. With a bachelor’s degree in health science, you will have the opportunity to get real-world experience, ensuring you are equipped for jobs in the medical field and prepared for graduate school. 

At the heart of the health sciences major is the scientific study of life and life processes.  Students study the molecular composition, metabolic processes, and micro and macro anatomy of a variety of life, focusing on humans. Laboratory activities are emphasized to explore technical details of these processes first-hand. A solid background in chemistry, physics, mathematics, and behavioral science rounds out preparation of the student to be a successful candidate in their graduate health professions program.

If you are looking for Christian Colleges with physical therapy programs, the Grace curriculum acknowledges God as the creator and sustainer of all life.  Students will gain a much deeper appreciation of the incredible complexity of God’s living handiwork while being prepared with excellence for further schooling and future careers.

Future physical therapist, the way forward is Grace.


Educational Focus

  • Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
  • College Physics
  • Field Learning - Healthcare Observation & Experience

Internship Opportunities

  • Local Medical Professionals
  • Kosciusko County Hospital Systems
  • Warsaw Orthopedic Companies

Health Science Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • People Oriented
  • Focused
  • Team Player
  • Good Communicator
  • Driven
  • Detail Oriented
  • Caring
  • Empathetic

Featured Staff

Richard Roberts Pre-Health Professions Coordinator; Associate Professor of Biology

Rick Roberts, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Science and Engineering; Pre-Health Professions Coordinator; Associate Professor of Biology
Joe Frentzel Chair, Dept. of Science and Mathematics & Program Director, Biology

Joe Frentzel, Ph.D.

Dr. Eugene Inman Endowed Chair of Science and Mathematics at Grace & Program Director, Biology

of Grace grads who have been accepted to programs and have completed those programs have become medical professionals


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of Grace grads have been accepted to programs in graduate related education

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Being a transfer student, I felt God leading me to Grace because of its great academic programs, amazing professors, and its ever-present integration of faith and learning.

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