Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)

University of Mississippi

Physical Therapy

University of Mississippi students who graduate with a bachelor’s degree in any major can apply to a Physical Therapy program.  Visit this site to read about physical therapyhttp://explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career/70/Physical_Therapist

A physical therapist will attend from 6 to 9 years of school after high school, depending upon the program and the level of specialization.

Click here for a comprehensive list of Physical Therapy schools by state or by name.  You can compare prerequisites, costs, deadlines, and other information on this site.

To enter PT school, you will need:

  • BA or BS in any major that you choose
  • Specific courses required by the PT school
  • Experience in a PT setting by working with a physical therapist
  • A competitive GRE score  (http://www.takethegre.com/new-gre-test)
  • Evidence of leadership and community involvement