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)

Useful links for Pre-Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS)

PTCAS Comparison of Program Admission Requirements

American Physical Therapy Association

GRE Preparation