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Pre-physical Therapy Program and Concentration

Pre-physical Therapy Program and Concentration

Pre-physical Therapy Concentration at Messiah College

You have two options if you're looking to study pre-physical therapy. The pre-physical therapy concentration, offered as part of the applied health science major, takes the science and physiology of biology and applies it to the human body and how it reacts to exercise, stress and disease. Alternatively, you also have the option to major in another discipline and work with our pre-health professions advisor to complete the pre-phyiscal therapy program. In the pre-physical therapy concentration and program, you’ll even participate in the unique undergrad experience of dissecting a human cadaver along with taking other hands-on courses that prepare you for graduate school.

Job options for graduates of the pre-physical therapy program or concentration include:

  • Graduate studies in physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Medicine
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiology
  • Research
  • Clinical exercise physiologist
  • Cardiac rehabilitation specialist
  • Positions in corporate wellness

Applied Health Science Major

The pre-physical therapy concentration is offered through the Applied Health Science major.
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