Exercise Science (Pre-Physical Therapy)

The Exercise Science program offers a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, there is an option for a pre-Physical Therapy academic concentration.

The exercise science degree provides a strong foundation through practicum, research, and laboratory experiences. The pre-physical therapy concentration is designed to prepare students for the traditional application requirements for the Oakland University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

  • My future career:

    Physical Therapist

    • Career & Salary Information
    • Possible Career Options
    • Median Salary*
    • Education Needed
    • For More Information**

    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

    Possible Career Options

    • Director
    • Manager
    • Medical Equipment Sales
    • Private Practice Owner
    • Supervisor
    • OU's pre-professional website is a great resource to learn more about careers in the health field.