The Pre-Physical Therapy degree prepares the student to apply and enroll in a graduate physical therapy program.
Physical therapy is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.
According to Money Magazine's "Best Jobs in America", physical therapist have the 12th best job in the nation. This healthcare career also made it onto a Parade's "Hottest Jobs for College Graduates." Other statistics show that physical therapist is one of the fastest growing jobs in the industry.
This career is considered one of the more satisfying jobs in the healthcare industry. While other professionals, such as nurses, often report feeling unhappy or even burnout at work, physical therapist report enjoying their jobs. High pay is another reason this career is considered a popular choice.