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Biology Pre-Physical Therapy Major

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.

Program Highlights

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.

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1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Physical Therapists at (visited July 7, 2022)