There is no separate Exercise Science application at UNF. To apply one should submit the correct form electronically. The necessary application links and descriptions are provided on the Exercise Science admissions page. Applicants must pay a $30 fee to the university regardless of any previous application to the university. Transcripts should be directed always to the One-Stop Student Services and never to Brooks College of Health.
1. Earn a minimum of 60 semester hours to reach junior status by fall 2. Complete 3 of the 4 prerequisites (listed below) with a grade of B or higher
3. Complete the remaining 4 prerequisites (listed below) with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
4. Maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.75 5. Completion of all general education and Gordon Rule requirements. 6. Complete 7 or the 8 prerequisite courses by May 1 application deadline. An official transcript for the last grade is due early August. Yes; however, while applicants may apply before all of the prerequisite courses are completed, applicants can take only 1 of the 8 required prerequisites during summer and will be required to complete all prerequisites before the start of the Exercise Science program. Final, official transcripts are necessary to confirm the successful completion of these courses in early August.
Applicants are provisionally admitted if still enrolled in coursework during the summer term. Applicants are notified of this and must complete all prerequisite requirements successfully and submit an official transcript reflecting summer grades to UNF in early August.
While a foreign language is not required for admission into the Exercise Science program, students must complete the foreign language requirement before they graduate from the University of North Florida. The foreign language requirement can be met in one of three ways:
All applicants reviewed by BCH Advising office will receive a letter in mail notifying that online audit is ready to be viewed by the applicant. The applicant will then log into the myWings portal at www.unf.edu to review the status letter, degree evaluation, and other applicable forms noted in the online status letter. Upon this notification, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all requested information is received by the University of North Florida. It generally takes the main admission processing department 4-6 weeks to handle all received items before BCH Advising office reviews the candidate.
Candidates should contact the Advising office before the application deadline to verify that an application is being considered if the candidate has not otherwise heard from BCH Advising office.
It is also imperative for applicants to verify that the information listed on the documents is accurate and up-to-date. Maintaining up-to-date contact information (address, phone, and email) is also very important to the application process. This information should be updated with the UNF One-Stop Student Services at (904) 620-5555. Questions regarding the status letter, audit, and Transfer Evaluation may be directed to BCH Advising office, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (904) 620-2812.
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Yes; loans and some scholarships are available to students who qualify. Individuals are highly encouraged to contact the UNF One-Stop Student Services directly at (904) 620-5555 once they have applied.
Yes, the Exercise Science curriculum provides a strong foundation for students interested in the advanced degree of Physical Therapy. The following is an example of some of the knowledge, skills and abilities students obtain in the Exercise Science program that apply to physical therapy:
The Exercise Science undergraduate program also provides students interested in physical therapy with the knowledge skills and ability to become credentialed as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists and/or Certified Clinical Exercise Specialists as a duel credential to complement the Physical Therapy license.
Exercise Science students who seek employment after receiving the undergraduate degree are successful in 4 distinct areas of employment:
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