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Jacksonville University

School of Applied Health Sciences

Jacksonville, FL

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Overview

Jacksonville University / School of Applied Health Sciences is located in Jacksonville, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Sport management
Master of Science (MS) Kinesiological sciences
Master of Science (MS) Clinical mental health counseling Clinical mental health counseling
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Occupational therapy
Master of Science (MS) Health informatics
Master of Science (MS) Speech-language pathology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 43

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Observation of occupational therapy practice; minimum of 40 hours total among three different settings (hospital, school system, home health, clinic, etc.)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

145
Applied
132
Accepted
93
Enrolled
91%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for speech language pathology and kinesiological sciences)
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university with minimum GPA of 3.0; official transcripts; essay on professional goals (minimum 1000 words); resume (education, work experience); 3 letters of recommendation; interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from accredited college or university with minimum GPA of 3.0; official transcripts; observation of occupational therapy practice with minimum of 40 hours total among three settings (hospital, school system, home health, clinic, etc.); interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 650
TOEFL IBT score: 114
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

250
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.6%
Black or African American 24.8%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8%
Asian 4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.6%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 19
Male (18)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: PTSD, biomechanics, aphasia, autism, pediatric bilingual-multicultural speech disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2800 University Boulevard North
Jacksonville, FL  32211
United States
Contact Dr. Heather Hausenblas
Associate Dean, School of Applied Health Sciences
Email: hhausen@ju.edu
Phone: 904-256-7975

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