Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis (B.S.) - NIU - College of Health & Human Sciences

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy
209 Wirtz Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1383
Fax: (815) 753-0720
E-mail: pt@niu.edu

Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis

Physical TherapyFast Fact: In the last five years, enrollment in the Pre-Physical Therapy program is up 41.6%.

The Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis in the Health Sciences (B.S.) major provides the educational foundation needed to function in a variety of entry-level health care jobs. Admission to the professional program in Physical Therapy, leading to the D.P.T., is competitive and requires completion of a Bachelor's degree including a heavy emphasis in the sciences.

Students take a variety of courses, including classes in: Science, Math, Rehabilitation Services, and Public Health.