What will I learn?

Program Description

The Marketing, B.S. Leading to Doctor of Physical Therapy program is a 4+3 program that not only prepares students in the field of marketing but also contains the necessary undergraduate coursework to prepare students to articulate to the graduate program in Physical Therapy if all progressions standards are successfully met. Beyond preparing students for enrollment in the graduate PT program, the program the program prepares students for careers in sales, marketing research, advertising, retailing, and marketing management. The program emphasizes a strong business core combined with advertising, consumer behavior, marketing research, international marketing, and marketing management.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Shields School of Business will graduate students who have the knowledge, skills, love of learning, confidence, drive, and ethical and moral values needed to be spiritually fulfilled in life and successful in professional careers. Upon completion of this program, students are able to:

Demonstrate, in the Spirit of Saint Francis in the Marketplace, knowledge of the ethical value choices and responsibilities of businesses and business leaders.

Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles in business in the functional areas of accounting, information systems, finance, management, and marketing.

Demonstrate knowledge of the legal, social, economic environments of business.

Demonstrate knowledge of the global dimension of business.

Integrate the functional areas of business in the process of decision making.

Demonstrate the ability to professionally communicate.

Which department am I in?

Shields School of Business

Study options

Full Time (7 years)

Tuition fees
US$36,970.00 per year
Tuition Flat Rate (12-18 credits per semester): USD $36,970 for Bachelor degree; USD $1,117 per credit for Doctor of Physical Therapy
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


Shields School of Business

Saint Francis University,

117 Evergreen Drive,



15940, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A candidate for admission should have been graduated from an approved secondary school. Applicants who have not completed four years of high school must submit a High School Equivalent Diploma (GED) issued by their state department of education.

For international students

Student must have secondary school (high school) academic records or equivalent.

GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 with 16 academic units indicated below: 4 units of science including biology and chemistry; physics recommended but not required; 4 units of math, reaching at least the level of pre-calculus; calculus recommended but not required; 4 units of English; 4 units of academic electives.

English Language scores: IELTS: 6.5, iTEP: 4.0+, TOEFL IBT: 80, TOEFL PBT: 550.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.