Move forward, stronger than ever, with a career that changes lives.
Do you aspire to help people improve their quality of life through movement and healthier lifestyles? Turn your passion into a career that changes lives. Even your own.
As a physical therapist, you’ll help patients improve movement, reduce pain, prevent further injury, and learn how to lead active lives. You’ll be a proactive member in patients’ lives and their journey to improved well-being — and on your way to becoming a difference-maker.
The Biology Pre-Physical Therapy major prepares you to successfully compete for entrance into a graduate Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.
Unique Program Features
What Makes it Special:
State-of-the-art labs and classrooms
Supportive, dedicated faculty
What You'll Learn
What You’ll Learn
Core concepts of human anatomy, biology, chemistry, and physics
Physiology and functions of the human body system
Modern health care ethics and issues in the sciences
Effective and professional communication in various forms
Ethical leadership with a focus on character and integrity
Careers that look to the future.
Physical therapists are highly trained health professionals who diagnose and treat patients, providing care within hospitals, private clinics, schools, and fitness facilities. Jobs for physical therapists are expected to grow 21% from 2020-30, faster than the average for all occupations. In 2021, the median annual salary for a PT was $95,620.1
Participate in and complete a Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate program to pursue a career as a physical therapist
FAQ: What are some of the admission requirements?
The number of students admitted each year is limited. Admission decisions are based on the applicant’s ability to meet the expectations for academic performance outlined in the Program Handbook. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not ensure admission to the program. Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution and maintained an overall GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must demonstrate the language proficiency necessary for successful graduate coursework.
1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Physical Therapists at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physical-therapists.htm (visited July 7, 2022)