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UIndy’s College of Health Sciences offers nationally ranked programs within the Krannert School of Physical Therapy, the School of Occupational Therapy, and in kinesiology and athletic training, preparing students for a wide variety of health and sports-related professions. The College is distinguished through rigorous academics, research, applied learning in clinical settings, and highly competitive internships.

With associate to doctoral level degree offerings, programs within the College educate all levels of students to positively impact the health of the community. Graduate certificate and special certification programs also are available.

Physical Therapist Assistant

The Physical Therapist (PTA) associate degree program prepares students to work as assistants in a variety of settings to help relieve and correct injuries.

Pre-Occupational Therapy

The pre-occupational therapy track allows students to earn a bachelor's degree while meeting the prerequisites for admission into a graduate occupational therapy program.

Pre-Physical Therapy

The pre-physical therapy track allows students to earn a bachelor's degree while meeting the requirements for admission into a graduate physical therapy program.


The Department of Kinesiology offers majors in four areas:

Students benefit from opportunities that stem from UIndy's relationships with many local health andsportorganizations.

Healthy Diploma

This nationally recognized concentration, open to all undergraduates regardless of major, combines multidimensional wellness and nutrition with a personal health project. 


Athletic Training

Students in the athletic training program are given a wealth of professional opportunities by going to school in the amateur sports capital of the country and home of the NCAA headquarters.

Occupational Therapy

The part-time Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program prepares students for entry-level clinical practice, while a Master of Health Science degree allows practicing students to build more intensive clinical, teaching, administrative and research skills.

Physical Therapy

The Master of Health Science in physical therapy allows students to advance their skills in clinical practice, with a focus in orthopedic, neurologic, pediatric or geriatric physical therapy.

Master of Science in Sport Management

The Master of Science in Sport Management program prepares students for careers within an intercollegiate athletics department, conference office, or national governing agency.

Master of Public Health

TheMaster of Public Health (MPH) degree prepares students for careers as community-based public health practitioners. The applied curriculum provides students with the ability to understand and use evidence to positively impact the community’s health. 
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Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

This full-time program prepares students to enter practice in the profession of occupational therapy, building a strong foundation that allows for future specialization after graduation.

Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Students are rigorously prepared to enter the field of physical therapy and are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to function as PTs in increasingly complex and independent roles.

Doctor of Health Science (DHSc)

The Doctor of Health Science program is designed to provide practicing clinicians and professionals with the necessary tools to advance their skills and knowledge, as well as expand career opportunities. UIndy's DHSc program is primarily online and emphasizes education and leadership.