School of Allied Health
The Cedarville University School of Allied Health is privileged to prepare students to reach their career goals by providing a broad spectrum of programs related to human performance and healthcare. If you have an interest in working with physically active people in a variety of exercise, recreational, educational, and therapeutic settings, or in pursuing graduate-level education in one of the allied health careers, we have a program for you!
The foundation of each one of these programs is a commitment to Scripture as the authority for our responsibility to be good stewards of the human body. This Christ-centered focus is evident throughout our programs, in the lives of our faculty members and the content of our curriculum.
If God has given you the desire to serve Him in an exercise, sport, or health-related career, Cedarville will open a world of opportunities. Visit us soon, and see for yourself!
Cedarville’s distinctly Christian allied health major will prepare you for graduate school programs in physical therapy, physician assistant, occupational therapy, and other allied health fields. As part of a health care team, allied health professionals provide a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and direct patient care.
Cedarville’s distinctly Christian exercise science major will prepare you for careers in the health and fitness industry, corporate wellness programs, and sports training.
Cedarville University's three-year, distinctly Christian B.S. in sport medicine program will prepare you to enter Cedarville’s Master of Athletic Training (M.A.T.) program.
Master of Athletic Training
Cedarville University's Master of Athletic Training program, scheduled to launch in summer 2022, will equip you to pass the National Athletic Trainers Association - Board of Certification (NATA-BOC) national exam to become a Certified Athletic Trainer. Through exceptional classroom teaching and real-world, hands-on experiences, Cedarville's M.A.T. will train you as an effective athletic trainer who serves with Christlike compassion.
Sport Medicine + Master of Athletic Training Accelerated Option
Cedarville University offers a B.S. in sport medicine/M.A.T. accelerated completion option, allowing you to complete both degrees in just five years. As an incoming freshman student, you can choose to begin Cedarville’s B.S. in sport medicine program and move into the Master of Athletic Training portion of the degree after three years.
Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Cedarville's developing physician assistant program, scheduled to begin summer 2023, will equip you through excellent, biblically focused medical education to become a highly skilled healthcare provider who serves your patients with the mind of Christ.
Programs in Teach-Out
Multi-Age Health and Physical Education (Teach-Out)
This bachelor's program is currently in a teach-out phase and is no longer accepting new students. The multi-age physical education major prepares students to teach physical education in grades pre-K to 12 in public and Christian schools. Students who complete this curriculum will be licensed by the state of Ohio and the Association of Christian Schools International.