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Q: I am considering a career in Physical Therapy. Generally speaking, what are the requirements and where are schools located?

Because of the growth in specialization in the field, virtually all Physical Therapy programs are now either 2 or 3 year Masters degree programs, which require 4 years of undergraduate work prior to application. Typically people first receive their undergraduate degree in a related field (for example, Biology,) then make application to a Physical Therapy Masters Program. North Carolina is fortunate to have a number of good programs.... Duke, UNC, East Carolina and close to home at Western Carolina University. Competition is usually tough, with many applicants for a limited number of positions. Generally, students who are accepted have a combination of excellent grades/admission test scores and solid work or volunteer experience in the field. Best of luck, it's a great field to be in.

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