Requirements for admission

Minimum admission requirements 

Please refer to the Northern Arizona University Program page on PTCAS:

Course prerequisites

Before beginning the program, you must complete the following course requirements:

One year of

  • laboratory and lecture-based anatomy and physiology courses
    NAU courses BIO 201, 202 
  • laboratory and lecture-based general chemistry
    NAU courses CHM 151, 151L, 152, 152L 
  • laboratory and lecture-based college level physics
    NAU courses PHY 111, 112 

One semester of

  • general psychology
    NAU course PSY 101 
  • statistics
    NAU courses STA 270 or PSY 230 or EPS 525 
  • abnormal OR developmental psychology
    NAU courses PSY 240 OR PSY 415 

All prerequisites are required to have been completed within the last 10 years. 

For people applying Fall 2018 and beyond, one semester of laboratory and lecture-based Exercise Physiology will be required. (NAU Courses BIO 338, 338L)