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Winter Storm Alert- Friday February 5, 2016

Due to the continuing weather conditions, staff are released to leave the campus at 3 p.m.  Core operations of the College will remain open.  Afternoon classes may continue at the discretion of the instructor.  Please drive carefully and stay safe.
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The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

​Physical Therapy

​Description ​Physical Therapists care for people who have been disabled through injury, illness, developmental defects, and aging.  The level of responsibilities depends on experience, specialization, and advanced education.  They evaluate muscular and related functions and use various therapeutic treatments.  PTs may work on referral of a physician or independently.
​Degree ​DPT (DPT program recommended for students who have completed a BA/BS degree)
​Program Length ​2 –3 Years
​Professional Schools’ Organization ​APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
​Application Service ​PTCAS
​Academic Admission Requirements ​One semester each of General Psychology, Advanced Psychology, Math, English, Statistics.  Two semesters each:  Chemistry, Physics; three semesters minimum of Biology including one semester each of Human Anatomy and Human Physiology.
Admission Exam

​GRE (Graduate Record Exam)

Personal Attributes & Experiences ​Most PT programs require significant and extended experience in physical therapy or other heath related experiences.
Recommendation Letters No standard form


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