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UIndy’s College of Health Sciences offers nationally ranked programs within the Krannert School of Physical Therapy, the School of Occupational Therapy, and in kinesiology and athletic training, preparing students for a wide variety of health and sports-related professions. The College is distinguished through rigorous academics, research, applied learning in clinical settings, and highly competitive internships.

With associate to doctoral level degree offerings, programs within the College educate all levels of students to positively impact the health of the community. Graduate certificate and special certification programs also are available.

Physical Therapist Assistant

The Physical Therapist (PTA) associate degree program prepares students to work as assistants in a variety of settings to help relieve and correct injuries.

Pre-Occupational Therapy

The pre-occupational therapy track allows students to earn a bachelor's degree while meeting the prerequisites for admission into a graduate occupational therapy program.

Pre-Physical Therapy

The pre-physical therapy track allows students to earn a bachelor's degree while meeting the requirements for admission into a graduate physical therapy program.


The Department of Kinesiology offers majors in four areas:

Students benefit from opportunities that stem from UIndy's relationships with many local health and sport organizations.

Healthy Diploma

This nationally recognized concentration, open to all undergraduates regardless of major, combines multidimensional wellness and nutrition with a personal health project. 


Master of Science in Athletic Training

Students in the athletic training program are given a wealth of professional opportunities by going to school in the amateur sports capital of the country and home of the NCAA headquarters.

Occupational Therapy

The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program prepares students for entry-level clinical practice. This degree program allows students to continue working while going to school.

Health Professions Education certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education (HPE)  is designed to provide a comprehensive program to prepare health professionals to successfully make the move from the clinic to the classroom. 

Master of Science in Gerontology

The online Master of Science in Gerontology program addresses the needs of traditional, non-traditional, and post-professional students who want to enhance their knowledge of aging populations and develop key skills needed for working with older adults.

Master of Science in Sport Management

The Master of Science in Sport Management program prepares students for careers within an intercollegiate athletics department, conference office, or national governing agency.

Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree prepares students for careers as community-based public health practitioners. The applied curriculum provides students with the ability to understand and use evidence to positively impact the community’s health. 

Master of Healthcare Management 

The MS in HCM program provides students with a solid understanding of the skills necessary to become successful in healthcare management. Whether you are new to the healthcare field or are currently involved, our two concentrations are tailored for students to work within specific facets of the industry.


Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

This full-time program prepares students to enter practice in the profession of occupational therapy, building a strong foundation that allows for future specialization after graduation.

Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Students are rigorously prepared to enter the field of physical therapy and are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to function as PTs in increasingly complex and independent roles.

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT)

The tDPT program at UIndy is one of only a few programs to train international students at a doctoral level and prepare them for clinical practice in the U.S. 

Doctor of Health Science (DHSc)

The Doctor of Health Science program is designed to provide practicing clinicians and professionals with the necessary tools to advance their skills and knowledge, as well as expand career opportunities. UIndy's DHSc program is primarily online and emphasizes education and leadership.