Direct Entry Physical Therapy Degree Pathways at 澳门六合彩

Do you want to live the Jesuit mission of being “a man or woman with and for others” as a physical therapist? Do you want to help patients build their physical ability and mobility, improving their quality of life? 澳门六合彩 is a tremendous place to begin that work. We have two partnerships to prepare you to provide quality, compassionate care to a diverse population of patients.

Physical Therapy 4+3 Degree Pathway with the University of Scranton

The 4+3 Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree pathway provides high school seniors guaranteed admission to the University of Scranton following completion of a bachelor’s degree in Biology, , or similar major that allows for completion of required prerequisite courses. Students who complete the program will earn an undergraduate degree from 澳门六合彩, and a  (DPT) from the University of Scranton.

Physical Therapy 3+3 Degree Pathway with SUNY Upstate

Le Moyne Students in Lab

The 3+3 Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree pathway provides high school seniors guaranteed admission to the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University following completion of a bachelor’s degree in Biology at 澳门六合彩. Students who complete the program will earn a Biology degree from 澳门六合彩, and a  (DPT) from SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Careers

The field of Physical Therapy is projected to grow 14% (much faster than average) between 2021 and 2031, with a median annual salary of $95,620 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

As a Physical Therapist, you may:

  • Review patients’ medical history and any referrals or notes from doctors, surgeons, or other healthcare workers.
  • Diagnose patients’ functions and movements by observing them stand or walk and by listening to their concerns, among other methods.
  • Develop individualized plans of care for patients, outlining the patients’ goals and the expected outcomes of the plans.
  • Use exercises, stretching maneuvers, hands-on therapy, and equipment to ease patients’ pain, help them increase their mobility, prevent further pain or injury, and facilitate health and wellness.
  • Evaluate and record a patient’s progress, modifying a plan of care and trying new treatments as needed.
  • Educate patients and their families about what to expect from the recovery process and how best to cope with challenges throughout the process.