Disclaimer: Illinois State University does not have a Pre-Physical Therapy program. The following are recommended courses but will depend upon your chosen educational institution. Please contact Preprofessional Advisor Ashley Berg for additional information.
For information on career paths in physical therapy, please go to explorehealthcareers.org
Graduate programs have varied requirements for coursework to be completed prior to admission. However, requirements typically include:
Biology - 8 hours
General Chemistry - 8 hours
200-level Biology or Chemistry with Lab - 4 hours
Anatomy & Physiology - 8 hours
Physics - 10 hours
Medical Terminology - 3 hours
Psychology - 9 hours
Calculus - 4 hours
Applied Statistics - 3 hours
English - 6 hours
Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
For additional information about the physical therapy profession, please visit the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
List of physical therapy programs in the United States.