This program is designed for students planning to transfer to a major suitable for entry into a physical therapy program. Physical therapy programs are very competitive and typically require an overall GPA of 2.75 pr better and a 3.00 GPA in all prerequisite work (i.e., biology, zoology, chemistry, and physics). In addition, 75-80 hours (minimum) of work/observation under the direction of a licensed physical therapist are required for entry into physical therapy programs (may vary with transfer institution).
Completion of the following courses results In an associate degree with an area of emphasis In Pre-Physical Therapy. The required coursework normally fulfills the prerequisite requirements for most physical therapy programs. Course selection should be tailored to match requirements defined by intended transfer institutions.