Pre-Health Professions

Pre-Physical Therapy

Requirements for admission to a graduate program leading to a doctoral degree in physical therapy (DPT)  vary among professional schools. Students interested in this field should contact the pre-physical therapy advisor at this University and consult the catalog of the graduate school offering the physical therapy program.  No specific major is required, although the most common majors nationwide are exercise science and biology.   Students applying to graduate programs must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.  The following courses are usually required before acceptance into a physical therapy doctoral  degree program.  These courses may be taken as part of your undergraduate degree program or in addition to it.

Course Requirements vary among schools, however the following are the most common required pre-requisites:

Should you decide you wish to major in exercise science rather than biology, click here.


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