Working in physical rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and sports medicine practices, physical therapists help people regain mobility that has been lost due to injuries or pain. Professionals study human anatomy and physiology and techniques aimed at restoring pain-free movement.
Undergraduate students interested in becoming a physical therapist are encouraged to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Health Professions.
The college also offers an accelerated 3+3 Physical Therapy program that allows students to earn a bachelor's degree and a doctor of physical therapy degree in six years. Learn more about applying to the 3+3 program.
Faculty and Research
Programs in Occupational Therapy are housed in the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Learn more about faculty and research opportunities.