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What kind of education do you need and how long does it take to become a physical therapist?


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2007-01-31 19:37:20
2007-01-31 19:37:20

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.


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Currently, the minimum degree requirement for a physical therapist is a master's degree. However, the minimum degree requirement for entry level positions within this field may shortly become a doctorate.

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If you were a physical therapists assistance you would probabley have to no alot about what the therapist does, as well as sending patients in and booking appointments.

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