Information including an introduction to the physical therapy profession, the preparation to become a physical therapist, application requirements, and the DPT curriculum can be found at the web site:
Pre-Physical Therapy Advisor
Department of Natural Sciences
Fairmont State University’s Pre-Physical Therapy advisors act as a second advisor to help students stay on track to reach their physical therapy career goals.
Students who choose the Pre-Physical Therapy program can complete a bachelor’s degree in a number of areas to be eligible to apply for a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program.
Model schedules of bachelor degrees that meet prerequisite requirements for a doctoral program are:
While striving for academic excellence in a Pre-Physical Therapy program at Fairmont, students should also:
The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates there will be a 39 percent increase in the number of employed physical therapists in a 10 year period ending in 2020. With a doctoral or professional degree, physical therapy graduates have several options and setting for applying their knowledge. Physical therapists work in: