George Fox allied health majors study at a Christian university.

The allied health major at George Fox gives students a Christian perspective in the discipline.

If you are interested in the physiology of the human body and are considering a career in physical therapy, George Fox offers a bachelor of science major in allied health.

The program is a 52-semester-hour interdisciplinary course of study with a strong emphasis on the biology and health and human performance fields. The core curriculum includes courses in human anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, general physics and chemistry, and abnormal psychology. Electives include classes in exercise physiology, motor development and motor-skill learning, recognition of athletic injuries, animal physiology, and genetics.

And, in addition to the sciences, you’ll take general education courses ranging from Bible and humanities to communication and mathematics – all taught in a Christian college environment where faith is integrated with learning.

The allied health major is offered through George Fox’s biology department in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Performance.


Request information about the allied health major at George Fox University or apply now to begin your education at Oregon's Christian university, ranked as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation by Forbes.

What we offer …

  • Small classes

    Our small classes allow students to benefit from frequent one-to-one mentoring. The university’s 13.6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for plenty of personal attention.

  • Field experience

    Choose between field experience in conjunction with our biology department or fitness management field experience through our Department of Health and Human Performance.

  • Broad curriculum

    Students take a liberal-arts curriculum that helps broaden perspectives and contributes to an appreciation and understanding of all aspects of society. All classes are taught from a Christian worldview where faith is integrated with learning.

  • State-of-the-art facilities

    Our laboratories and facilities are well-equipped with modern instrumentation for teaching and research.

  • Global opportunities

    Nearly half of George Fox undergraduate students participate in an international experience. The university ranks among the top 50 out of 1,400 American colleges in study-abroad participation.

  • National recognition

    George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.

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