Pre-Physical Therapy

Gain practical skills and useful knowledge to make a career in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.

Fast Facts:

  • In order become a Physical Therapist, students must earn a bachelor's degree at a college or university that has a physical therapy program.
  • Pre-physical therapy students usually complete a Bachelor of Science in biology or athletic training and then complete a doctoral degree at an accredited school of physical therapy.
  • A faculty advisor will help students learn more about available programs and course requirements.
  • Many students choose to take part in an internship before graduating.



Rob Carmichael
Athletic Training Education Program Director
Phone: (573) 288-6304

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