Physical Therapy
Pre-requisite Requirements

Requirements for Physical Therapy programs vary from school to school and can change year to year, students must carefully examine the programs they are interested in to be current and accurate when registering for courses at Gustavus. Consult the The American Physical Therapy Association, Inc. website www.apta.org to view a list of accredited Physical Therapy Program and the requirements and admission statistics for the 175+ Physical Therapy programs.

For many Physical Therapy programs, all prerequisite courses must be completed by the time of application. For example, if an applicant applied in the summer following their junior year, all pre-requisite requirements would need to be completed by the end of the junior year. Many programs also require that no pre-requisite course have a grade lower than a C, a minimum GPA requirement and a certain amount of observation/shadowing hours.

 

Four Year Plan (includes pre-requisite courses required to apply to the Minnesota PT programs):

Physical Therapy: Four Year Plan


Four Year Plans for common majors of PT students @ Gustavus:

Athletic Training: Four Year Plan

Biology: Four Year Plan

Health Fitness: Four Year Plan

*ANY undergraduate major is acceptable, as long as you fulfill the PT programs pre-requisite requirements


Pre-requisite Requirements MN Physical Therapy Programs:

 
Consult the The American Physical Therapy Association, Inc. website www.apta.org to view a list of accredited Physical Therapy Program and the requirements and admission statistics for the 175+ Physical Therapy programs.
 

Updated 7/17/14 HB