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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Physical Therapy

Individual advising is strongly recommended.

Most physical therapy education programs require completion of a bachelor’s degree before making application to their program.

Program requirements

The following are core requirements needed for most physical therapy education programs:

  • One introductory statistics course Credits: (3)
  • One additional course with a lab, microbiology recommended Credits: (4)


Additional humanities, social sciences, and other electives are required and vary with each program. Many programs require satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Exam. Observation hours are usually required.

Requirements for physical therapy schools vary, so consultation with the pre-physical therapy advisor is recommended.

Contact the College of Arts and Sciences dean’s office for more information.