All States require physical therapists to pass a licensure exam before they can practice, after graduating from an accredited physical therapist educational program. According to the American Physical Therapy Association, there were 205 accredited physical therapist programs in 2004. Of the accredited programs, 94 offered master
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you have 4-6 yrs of full time college left to go to become a PT
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After high school (if you start college right away) it should take about 4 years to become a physical therapist.
2 years at the least
it will take about 7 to 8 years
It will take two to three years to complete the master's degree. Please be advised, that the minimum degree requirement for a physical therapist may be changed to a doctorate in the not too distant future. I would imagine those already in the field will be grandfathered in.
To become a physical therapist (not to be confused with a physical therapist assistant), it takes a master's degree in physical therapy. This may change in the near future to a doctorate degree. This would take approximately two to three years post bachelor's degree which take between 120 to 128 credits.
One should have atleast 4 years of education for them to become a physical therapist. All states requrie Physical therapist to pass a licensure exam before they can practice any type of therapy.
Physical Therapy educational programs require a Bachelor's degree. In addition to those 4 years, the graduate course work required for a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree takes about 3 years to complete.
To become a respiratory therapist you have to have an associates degree (three years at an accredited college)
It will take you about 6 years to be a certified PT . You will need to go to school for pre-physical therapy and then attend a school after that.
What Kind of education is needed and how long does it take to become a physical Therapist?
In order to be an occupational therapist it would take up to 6 years but many people can choose to continue going to college till they receive their PhD.
There's just not enough information to determine that. Remember, currently a physical therapist must now have a master's degree in physical therapy. This alone will take two to three years after completion of the bachelor's degree.
I talked to a physical, occupational and speech therapist...and they ALL said it used to take four years of schooling, now for some reason it has been upped to 6. So...it takes six OR seven years of schooling to be any type of therapist. Unless you combine college therapist classes in with high school, then when you actually start going to college...it will take four years. Hope that helps!
Two more years plus passing the test.
A person must receive a doctorate degree in pediatric physical therapy. This degree may take at least 2-3 years to complete.
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.
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A Doctor of Physical Therapy degree requires 3-4 years of undergraduate work followed by 3 years of graduate schooling. A physical therapist assistance program can usually be completed with 2 years of undergraduate classes.