The Applied Medicine major is designed to ensure that students obtain the required pre-requisites for a professional program in Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, or Physical Therapy.
The program emphasizes strong theoretical foundations within each of the areas of applied medicine, as well as critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
Students who complete these programs with a 3.2 overall GPA, have a successful interview and in the top 10% of their graduating cohort will be allowed automatic interview into Indiana State University’s programs in PA, PT and OT.
This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major course work. Two semesters of non-native language may be necessary. Students may need to take a minimum of 13 credit hours of Foundational Studies or elective courses from the 300-400 level offering because of the 45-hour 300/400 level course requirements for graduation.
Indiana State University’s priority date for filing the FAFSA is April 15. Students must earn 30 credit hours each academic year in order to maximize financial aid from the state of Indiana. Details about how to apply for financial aid, eligibility criteria, and awarding rules are available online at https://www.indstate.edu/financial-aid/apply. Students may view their specific financial file by logging into the MyISU Portal at https://portal.indstate.edu/ISU/login.