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Graduate Certificates in Physical Therapy/Therapist

54 Yearly Graduations
54% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in physical therapy is offered at 14 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 6% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 5.6% of physical therapy graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Physical Therapy Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 54 students earned their graduate certificate in physical therapy. This makes it the 47th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in physical therapy at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree 12,277
Bachelor’s Degree 385
Associate’s Degree 95
Master’s Degree 54
Graduate Certificate 54

Earnings of Physical Therapy Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for physical therapy majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in physical therapy. About 53.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 25
Women 29
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Physical Therapy

The racial-ethnic distribution of physical therapy graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 37
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 11
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Physical Therapy Graduate Certificate Students

There are 14 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in physical therapy. Learn more about the most popular 14 below:

#1

The University of Montana

Missoula, Montana
13 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for physical therapy students seekinga graduate certificate is The University of Montana. Each year, around 10,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,352 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,716 per year.

The physical therapy program at The University of Montana awarded 13 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 77% were women.

#2

Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan
11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women

Oakland University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in physical therapy. Roughly 19,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,546 per year.

The physical therapy program at Oakland University awarded 11 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#3

D'Youville College

Buffalo, New York
10 Yearly Graduations
20% Women

D'Youville College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in physical therapy. Each year, around 3,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $27,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,892 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their graduate certificate in physical therapy from D'Youville College.

#4

Bellin College

Green Bay, Wisconsin
8 Yearly Graduations
25% Women

Bellin College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in physical therapy. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $21,050 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,384 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 graduate certificates were handed out to physical therapy majors at Bellin College.

#5

Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, Iowa
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

Saint Ambrose University is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in physical therapy. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,532 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,460 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificates were handed out to physical therapy majors at St. Ambrose University.

#6

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for physical therapy majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Texas Woman's University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,973 per year.

The physical therapy program at Texas Woman's University awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

New York University

New York, New York
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

New York University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in physical therapy. Roughly 52,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in physical therapy from NYU. About 67% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to physical therapy that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Rehabilitation Professions 85
Rehabilitation Counseling 47
Assistive Rehabilitation Engineering 36
Music Therapy 32
Occupational Therapy 30

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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