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About the BS in Allied Health Degree

Why Study Allied Health at Cedarville?

If you have a calling to serve Christ and others in a health-related career, Cedarville’s distinctly Christian allied health major will prepare you well for graduate school programs in physical therapy, physician assistant, occupational therapy, and other allied health fields. As part of a healthcare team, allied health professionals provide a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and direct patient care. And, with biblical integration in every course, you will discover how to serve your patients with the mind of Christ.

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Allied Health Program Highlights

Program Overview

Allied Health Program Highlights

Biblical — With biblical integration in every course, you will discover how to serve your patients with the mind of Christ.

Customizable — You can select physical therapy, physician assistant, or occupational therapy as your focus area.

Exceptional Facilities — You will learn and practice in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories.

Experienced Faculty — Your professors will have more than just book knowledge. They will have both high academic credentials and years of clinical experience.

Placement Success

We’re proud of our successful graduates! 100% of recent allied health graduates were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Check out Cedarville's other placement rates.

What Can You Do With an Allied Health Degree?

What can you do with an allied health degree? Allied health majors can pursue graduate education in the following disciplines:

  • Chiropractor
  • Occupational
  • Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
    Recent graduates of our program are now attending schools such as:
    • Northwestern University
    • Palmer College of Chiropractic
    • The Ohio State University
    • University of South Carolina

    Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom

    Global Outreach — You will have opportunity to join a medical short-term missions trip during spring or summer breaks.

    Allied Health Student Organization (AHSO) — The goal of this student organization is to:

    • Enhance allied health majors’ understanding of the professions they aspire to enter.
    • Promote scholarship, fellowship, and spiritual growth among students majoring in Allied Health.
    • Encourage and prepare students to maintain their Christian walk as they enter rigorous programs of study in the healthcare fields.
    • Facilitate opportunities for communication of allied health students with practicing clinicians in allied health professions.

    Program Curriculum

    Building on your core liberal arts and Bible minor courses, you will take a range of courses including biology, health education, psychology, exercise science, and chemistry disciplines.

    Sample courses:

    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Research Methods

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    Program Format and Related Programs

    Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.

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    Program Faculty

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    Dee Morris, PED

    Program Director, Allied Health; Professor of Allied Health; Part-Time Professor of Kinesiology


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    Elizabeth Sled, PhD

    Associate Professor of Kinesiology


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