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Overview for Physical Therapy/Therapist

A program that prepares individuals to alleviate physical and functional impairments and limitations caused by injury or disease through the design and implementation of therapeutic interventions to promote fitness and health. Includes instruction in functional anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, neuroscience, pathological physiology, analysis of dysfunction, movement dynamics, physical growth process, management of musculoskeletal disorders, clinical evaluation and measurement, client assessment and supervision, care plan development and documentation, physical therapy modalities, rehabilitation psychology, physical therapy administration, and professional standards and ethics.

Careers for Physical Therapy/Therapist Majors

A major in Physical Therapy/Therapist is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Physical Therapy/Therapist

Top 1 California Colleges with the highest percentage of Physical Therapy/Therapist among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno, CA
 1
(0.2%)
 $23,898 
1
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.