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Pre-Physical Therapy Studies

267 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
#59 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Pre-Physical Therapy Studies Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many pre-physical therapy studies graduations there were in 2019-2020 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 230
Basic Certificate 45
Associate Degree 38
Undergraduate Certificate 2

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Physical Therapy Studies?

230 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
65% Percent Women
15% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major is dominated by women with about 65% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of pre-physical therapy studies majors is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 189
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Pre-Physical Therapy Studies, too. About 2.2% of those with this major are international students.

Online Pre-Physical Therapy Studies Programs

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 47 schools offered some type of pre-physical therapy studies program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 0 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 1 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 10 2
Bachelor’s Degree 0 0
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 0 0
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to pre-physical therapy studies.

Major Number of Grads
Other Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 3,839
Pre-Nursing Studies 2,356
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 1,820
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 156
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies 95
Pre-Dentistry Studies 89
Pre-Physician Assistant 43
Pre-Art Therapy 3
Pre-Optometry Studies 2
Pre-Chiropractic Studies 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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