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Physical Therapy

 

 

physical therapy

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years – for PT Assistant)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years – Pre-PT Program)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies – Physical Therapist)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies – Physical Therapist)

 

 

Overview

Agricultural students can pursue careers as an animal physical therapist or an animal physical therapist assistant with proper degrees and licensing. Students will learn how to help rehabilitate animals from injury or illness.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Exercise Physiology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Development Across the Lifespan, Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Mathematics

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Animal Physical Therapist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Internship or work experience related to physical therapy