Physical Therapy (Pre-Professional)

Most of HSU’s pre-physical therapy students apply to and enter the physical therapy program at the University of Central Arkansas. The course requirements for application to this school are given below. Other physical therapy programs could have additional or different requirements.

  • 22 hours biology Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II, Animal Histology, and Cell Biology with labs; two upper division animal-based courses
  • 8 hours chemistry Univ. Chemistry I & II or Gen. Chemistry and Gen. Organic & Biochemistry with labs
  • 8 hours physics Gen. Physics I & II with labs
  • 6 hours psychology Gen. Psychology and one elective
  • 3 hours statistics Statistics or Experimental Statistics or Statistical Methods
  • 1 hour medical terminology Medical Terminology