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Quick Facts


100% - First-time pass rate on the certification exam by 2013 graduates
3rd - Ranking among the 15 most popular majors at UCF (UCF Facts 2013-14)
7 - Ranking in "100 Best Jobs" by U.S. News & World Report in 2014

3.62 - Average prerequisite GPAs of the admitted Class of 2016


3.69 - Average GPAs of last 60 undergraduate credit hours of the admitted Class of 2016

156 - Average Quantitative GRE score of admitted Class of 2016

154 - Average Verbal GRE score of admitted Class of 2016

100% - Percent of graduating students from the DPT Program from Class of 2010 thru Class of 2013 that passed the national licensure exam (national average was 88-93%)

100% - Percent of graduating students from the DPT Program from Class of 2010 thru Class of 2013 who were employed as physical therapists within 6 months of licensure

Health Sciences – Pre-Clinical



Welcome to the Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Program within the Department of Health Professions at the University of Central Florida!

We are delighted that you are visiting our website and hope that the information provided benefits you in every way possible. The Health Sciences Pre-Clinical program was established in 2006 and since then has undergone revisions and implementations to further improve our teaching and student preparation. Enrollment in the Health Sciences Pre-Clinical major has surpassed 2,100 students this semester, making it one of the most popular majors at UCF.

The Health Sciences Pre-Clinical Program is designed for students with an interest in human health leading to graduate study or career advancement. Students are provided with a solid educational background in basic and health-related sciences, while providing the foundation courses required for admission to graduate level and professional programs in health professions including but not limited to:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health
  • Other Health Sciences or Health & Human Services  


For additional information about the program, please contact:

Suha Saleh, Ph.D., M.T.
Program Director


Stephanie Lynch, MA

Program Advisor


Advising Office

HPA-I Room 124