Pre-Sports Medicine


Program Overview

Admission to medical, dental, and most other health profession schools in the United States is very selective. Only students with excellent grades and admission test scores, knowledge of their health profession, and in most cases health care experience are being admitted.

Oral Roberts University’s residential Pre-Sports Medicine concentration in Health and Exercise Science will equip you to enter medical professional programs. You will engage in required prerequisite courses designed to prepare you for taking the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) and for application to medical school graduate programs.

What can I do with a degree from ORU in Health and Exercise science with a concentration in Pre-Sports Medicine?

  • Qualify for further study in graduate professional school
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Hospital Based Wellness Programs
  • Geriatric Health Care
  • Corporate Fitness Manager
  • And More!

What are some of the core experiences of this program?

  • Human Anatomy Lecture/Lab
  • Human Physiology Lecture/Lab
  • Organic Chemistry Lecture/Lab
  • Physics Lecture/Lab
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Kinesiology and Biomechanics
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

What makes ORU’s Pre-Sports Medicine concentration in Health and Exercise Science stand out?

There are numerous shadowing opportunities available and a required internship for the Pre-Sports Medicine conentration in the Health and Exercise Science major. Also, each year ORU sends out several teams with a distinctive medical mission. Experience medical missions with a body, mind, and spirit emphasis while pursing your calling at ORU!

What about accreditation? 

As a university, we meet the accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). 

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship.

Alpha Epsilon Delta is the National Pre-Health Professions Honors Society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in pre-professional health scholarship, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, and many others. This society welcomes all engaged in the pursuit of a healthcare career to learn more about financial aid, click here.

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