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Pre-Physical Therapy

College for Women | Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

Are you interested in facilitating better rehabilitation and recovery for those who have suffered from accidents or injuries? When pursuing the pre-physical therapy degree on our St. Paul campus, you will be given the opportunity to apply your liberal arts education toward a graduate degree in PT.

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Take 32 credits per year to finish your degree in four years.

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Take Coursework Toward a Graduate Degree in PT

St. Kate’s major in pre-physical therapy prepares you for further graduate study in the field. This pre-PT degree program allows you to earn credit toward your Doctor of Physical Therapy while completing your bachelor’s degree. Coursework for the following areas of study are required for the completion of the major in pre-physical therapy: physics, anatomy, biology, physiology, chemistry, statistics, psychology, medical terminology, and mathematics

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Careers in Physical Therapy

Upon completion of both the bachelor's and DPT degrees, students will be well suited for careers in fields such as

  • Sports medicine
  • Professional athletics
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Recreational services