What will I learn?

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, Pre-DPT Bridge provides a pathway toward earning a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) by offering flexibility in course work to address specific needs of the Pre-DPT student. The degree’s general education courses, interdisciplinary concentrations, electives and capstone course focus on pre-requisites often required for entering a DPT program. With prerequisites in place, graduates of the BSIS Pre-DPT Bridge may apply to a DPT program, although the university makes no guarantee of acceptance in or admission to a DPT program. The proposed coursework is subject to approval by the campus dean of academic affairs.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals. Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Articulate the integration of two or more programs or disciplines into a unified degree program;
  • Utilize skills of interdisciplinary scholarship and research to integrate multiple perspectives;
  • Articulate critically the fundamental theories and principles underlying each discipline;
  • Apply the knowledge and skills acquired through the program in pursuit of career goals.

Program Outline

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Pre-DPT Bridge consists of 120.0 semester credit hours

Which department am I in?

Keiser University

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition for Students attending Full Time: USD $10,400 (12 to 17.99 credits per semester); Tuition for students attending over Full Time: USD $13,000 (18-24 credits per semester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Keiser University

Fort Lauderdale Campus,

1500 Northwest, 49th Street,

FORT LAUDERDALE,

Florida,

33309, United States

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition for Students attending Full Time: USD $10,400 (12 to 17.99 credits per semester); Tuition for students attending over Full Time: USD $13,000 (18-24 credits per semester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Lakeland Campus

2400 Interstate Drive,

LAKELAND,

Florida,

33805, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States). Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

For international students

  • Successful completion of a secondary school program that is equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States.)
  • Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses.
  • If an applicant’s primary language is not English, the applicant must present a TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based examination, a score of 173 on a computer-based examination, an internet-based score (iBT) of 61, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

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

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About Keiser University

Keiser University has a strong international character to its student body, providing a home-away-from-home for students from all over the world.

  • Career-focused education
  • Campuses across Florida and the world
  • Associate, bachelor’s, master’s & doctorate degree programs
  • Learning culture of ‘students first’