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Biology Pre-Physical Therapy Major

Physical therapists (PTs) are health professionals highly trained to diagnose and treat patients who suffer loss or impaired physical mobility.

Do you aspire to help those who have suffered loss or impaired physical mobility? Physical therapists are health professionals highly trained to diagnose and treat such patients, providing care within hospitals, private clinics, schools, and fitness facilities, often working as a team with physicians and other healthcare providers.

Saint Mary’s Biology Pre-Physical Therapy major is a four-year course of instruction that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Faculty advisers work closely with students to ensure all prerequisite requirements are met and that students are prepared to successfully compete for entrance into a graduate Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

Potential Careers

  • Participate in and complete a Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate program to pursue a career as a physical therapist

High School Preparation

High school coursework that will support a student in his or her pursuit of a degree in Biology Pre-Physical Therapy includes experience in biology, chemistry, physiology and anatomy, and math.

Enhance Your Experience

Students who graduate with a degree in Biology Pre-Physical Therapy oftentimes pursue a double major or minor in Chemistry, Sport Business, or Psychology.