Colleges and universities no longer offer a bachelors degree in physical therapy. The field now requires the minimum of a masters degree, and soon to become a doctorate.
well it does not really take that long ...... you'll have to go to school for the body's pressure points , but Otha than that not that long
At present, the minimum educational requirement for a physical therapist is a master's degree in physical therapy. However, this may change in the near future to a doctorate. The master's degree can take approximately two to three years to complete post bachelor's degree.
A typical physical therapy school is between 5 and 6 years. You first have to get your baccalaureate degree. which typically takes 4 years to complete. Then you have to get a post baccalaureate degree which can take another 2 years. So your looking at a total of 6 years to complete physical therapy school.
the same as a normal masters degree, 5 years
You cannot be a physical therapist at the associates degree level. Colleges have now made it a minimum of a masters degree. However, in the near future it may become a doctorate. What you can become at the associates degree level is a physical therapist assistant.
A person must receive a doctorate degree in pediatric physical therapy. This degree may take at least 2-3 years to complete.
To be an occupational therapist you must get bachelors and masters degree. The bachelors degree would take 3 - 4 years in any field but must have certain courses.
Most physical therapy aides are trained on the job, while almost all physical therapist assistants earn an associate degree from an accredited physical therapist assistant program. Licensing is not required to practice as a physical therapy aide.
Most masters degree programs are not very specific in their requirements, as long as they are in a related field. You might go for anything under the psychology field.
Typically all masters programs tale 6 years to complete. However, since this has some clinical component, expect it to take 6-7 years total (2-3 years past your undergraduate degree)
Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy offers Bachelors degrees and Masters degrees in Speech Therapy. The length of the university program is 2-4 years depending on the program.