The UMass Lowell Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology mission is to promote human health and development through:
The Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology offers a four-year undergraduate bachelor’s program in Exercise Science. There are three degree options: Clinical option, Exercise and Fitness Management option and a Pre-Physician Assistant option. Students enrolled in the Clinical option study the acute and chronic physiological responses and adaptations resulting from exercise and physical activity. Students in Exercise and Fitness Management option have coursework that integrates exercise, nutrition, public health, and business that are essentially in developing and implementing exercise and wellness programming in communities and businesses. Students enrolled in Pre-Physician Assistant option study the Clinical option coursework and pre-requisite courses for successful physician assistant school application. In addition, the Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology offers a three-year Doctorate in Physical Therapy program.
For additional information, visit the Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology website.