You can prepare for a career in physical therapy at Lewis-Clark State College. Physical therapists first earn a bachelor’s degree, usually in a science and health major, and they then complete a doctoral degree in a graduate physical therapy program.
Getting into a graduate physical therapy program is a challenging and competitive process, but like other LCSC graduates who have been admitted to physical therapy programs, you can meet the challenge by working with your advisor, taking the right courses, earning good grades, and participating in certain service activities.
Pre-requisites are what you need to complete as an undergraduate to apply for admission to graduate school.
Recommended Major: BA/BS in Exercise Science. The curriculum for the exercise science major includes all of the coursework pre-requisites listed below for graduate school in physical therapy.
In order to be admitted to most graduate physical therapy programs, you will need to complete a bachelor’s degree that includes the following courses:
Other requirements for applying to graduate Physical Therapy programs:
LCSC students have participated in internships at these sites, as well as others:
Professional Program Placements
LCSC graduates have been accepted to the following professional programs:
Recommended Extra-Curricular Activities:
Join the Kinesiology Club. This club plays a campus wide leadership role in promoting lifespan physical activity, sports, and other health enhancing behaviors. Contact the club advisor, LeeAnn Wiggin, at 208-792-2346 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
To begin your path toward a career in physical therapy, contact a pre-physical therapy advisor today: