Pre-Physical Therapy

Welcome to Pre-PT!  We are excited that you have your sights set on becoming a physical therapist.  You have a long road ahead of you but we are here to help.  We will provide information and support as you take the pre-requisite courses up until you start the application and testing process.

▼   Requirements for Physical Therapy School
  • Most physical therapy schools require the following courses:
    • General Chemistry I and II and labs
    • General Biology I and II and labs
    • Anatomy and Physiology I and II
    • Physics I and II and labs (algebra/trigonometry)
    • English Composition I and II
    • Public Speaking
    • Two Psychology electives (General and Developmental)
    • Social Science elective
    • Statistics
    • Math (precalculus algebra/trigonometry or higher)
▼   International Students Physical Therapy School
Many U.S. physical therapy schools welcome



Useful links for Pre-Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS)

PTCAS Quick Start Guide and FAQs
PTCAS Comparison of Program Admission Requirements
American Physical Therapy Association

Free GRE Resources

Prepare for the GRE General Test (ETS)
GRE Practice Questions (Kaplan)
GRE Preparation through Kahn Academy (ETS)
GRE Fee Reduction Program (ETS)