A pre-physical therapy degree can start at SWCC!
You can start on your pre-physical therapy degree by completing the Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree with a major in Science, Specialization: Pre-Medical at SWCC. Make an appointment with the Science Pre-Medical advisor. Physical therapists are in demand!
Early in your academic career you will need to research some of the physical therapy programs you are interested in attending in order to insure you will meet all their criteria for admission. Some basic factors are:
Good undergraduate grades (overall GPA of 3.0 minimum)
Test scores (GRE)
True interest in profession as demonstrated by shadowing or volunteering in the field in long term positions; some colleges require documented hours
Strong reasoning and writing skills (which will be documented on the Graduate Record Examination)
Strong reference letters from professionals who know your character, as well as, your work ethic
Physical Therapy Schools
There are 218 physical therapy schools in the United States. You can review them at the following site http://www.capteonline.org/apta/directories/accreditedschools.aspx?type=PT&navID=10737421958