Physical Therapist

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% Doctoral or professional degree
% Bachelor's degree

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Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.

Most Physical Therapist positions require a baccalaureate, master's, or a doctoral or professional degree. Durham Tech students would complete an Associate in Science (AS) degree to prepare for transfer into a pre-professional program or an Associate in Arts (AA) or degree to transfer into an exercise and sports science program.