Feb 06, 2023  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Physical Therapy

The Pre-Allied Health advisor is also available to prepare LSU students for the admission process to the School of Allied Health Professions programs in Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Occupational Therapy at the LSU Health. The admission requirements for these graduate programs include a bachelor’s degree, completion of specific prerequisite courses, and other selective admission criteria. A complete list of these requirements can be obtained from the Pre-Allied Health advisor in 150 Himes Hall or by visiting the School of Allied Health Professions website at www.alliedhealth.lsuhsc.edu.

 Students may apply online for the master’s programs approximately nine months prior to the anticipated date of entry. Applications can be obtained from the School of Allied Health Professions website.


Critical Requirements

The following outline of Critical Requirements must be met by the semester indicated to ensure that minimal progress will be made in the program selected.

Semester 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001  and MATH 1021 . 2.0 LSU GPA. 2.0 Cumulative GPA.
Semester 2: “C” or better in MATH 1022  and CHEM 1201 . 2.25 LSU GPA. 2.25 Cumulative GPA. Declare a Degree Program.
Semester 3: “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and CHEM 1202 . 2.5 LSU GPA. 2.5 Cumulative GPA.
Semester 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000  and BIOL 1202 . 2.75 LSU GPA. 2.75 Cumulative GPA. Declare a Major.
Semester 5: 3.0 LSU GPA. 3.0 Cumulative GPA. Declare a Major.