Pre-Physical Therapy

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A strong liberal arts background along with extensive science coursework are highly recommended by physical therapy programs across the country.

Physical therapy is a people-oriented profession that combines a wide range of social, educational, and technical skills.

Physical therapists (PTs) assist those who have physical impairments due to injury, stroke, surgery, or other traumas. Physical therapy is one of the fastest growing health fields, and the demand for PTs is rising as our population ages. PTs must possess physical stamina, creative problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, patience, manual dexterity, and the ability to work closely with people from a variety of backgrounds.

Pre-physical therapy students should consult with faculty advisor Professor KatieAnn Skogsberg.

Visit the Health Professions Advisory Group Website for more information.