Pre-Physical Therapy

The pre-physical therapy program at K-State will prepare students for post-graduate work. Most graduate programs in physical therapy require completion of a bachelor's degree. Many programs also require satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Exam.  Physical therapists are able to work with people of all age ranges and greatly improve quality of life.  Physical therapists work in many differing settings, including hospitals, clinics, private practices, schools and fitness centers.

Related career titles

Athletic coach
Athletic trainer
Exercise physiologist
Physical therapist
Physical therapy assistant

Resources available in ACIC*

Career Opportunities in Health Care
Careers in Health Care
Careers in Medicine
Everything Guide to Careers in Health Care, The
Exploring Health Care Careers
Opportunities in Health and Medical Careers
Opportunities in Physical Therapy Careers
Opportunities in Sports Medicine Careers
Top 100 Health Care Careers
VGM’s Handbook of Health Care Careers

*Books are available for a 2-day checkout period.

Related pre-physical therapy links

K-State Pre-Physical Therapy Website
http://courses.k-state.edu/catalog/undergraduate/as/prehealth.html

American Physical Therapy Association
http://www.apta.org/

National Athletic Trainers Association
http://www.nata.org/

National Association for Sport and Physical Education
http://www.aahperd.org/naspe/

Physical Therapist Online
http://physicaltherapist.com/

The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
http://www.fsbpt.org/

ExploreHealthCareers.org
http://www.explorehealthcareers.org/en/Field.12.aspx