Pre-Physical Therapy

Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.

In 2005, the School of Medicine at West Virginia University replaced the Masters in Physical Therapy (MPT) with the Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree before admission into the DPT program.

DPT prerequisite requirements include:

Biology 101, 102, 103, 104

Chemistry 115, 116

Physics 101, 102

Psychology 101, 241

Statistics 211

Anatomy 205

Physiology 441 (BIOL 230 and 231 will replace this course.)

Medical Terminology

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Arts and Sciences with a major in Pre-Physical Therapy, a student must complete a minimum of 65 credit-hours of required and elective course work.

Click here to view the recommended Two-Year Sequence Advisement Sheet pdf