Your Path in Pre-Physical Therapy
If you're aspiring to pursue a career in physical therapy, strategic planning of your undergraduate program is essential to fulfill the prerequisites for admission to physical therapy school. Physical therapists play a crucial role in health care, assessing and addressing conditions that impact individuals' physical abilities and everyday activities.
While the University of South Dakota's pre-physical therapy program is carefully structured to provide students with a curriculum that covers essential required courses, it is advisable to consult with individual professional physical therapy schools for specific requirements. Collaborating with your advisor is crucial to plan a course of study aligned with the admission requirements of your preferred physical therapy programs.
This pre-physical therapy program does not lead to a degree. Explore the details provided below and refer to our frequently asked questions to gain insights into how the program will shape your USD education and prepare you for success.
Degrees & Offerings
USD's pre-physical therapy program is crafted to prepare you for applications to physical therapy school. While you won't graduate with a degree specifically in pre-physical therapy, the program complements your chosen major, providing a comprehensive pre-professional curriculum. Advising is pivotal in navigating any pre-professional coursework, so be sure to express your interest in physical therapy school to your advisor and inquire about how this choice will influence your education at USD.