Pre-Physical Therapy Program

Minimal Requirements for Entrance

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

  • Biology (24 hours, including BIO 347, BIO 348)
  • Chemistry (15 hours, 141, 142,143)
  • Physics (15 hours, 261, 262, 263 preferred, 251, 251, 253 accepted)
  • Math 123 (Calculus)
  • English (10 hours)
  • Psychology (15 hours)
  • PSY 202 (Statistics)

University of South Alabama (USA)

  • Chemistry (10 hours)
  • Physics (10 hours)
  • Biology (9 hours)
  • Human Physiology (9 Hours)

Physical Therapy Schools in Alabama

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Division of Physical Therapy
School of Health Related Professions
(205) 934-3566

University of South Alabama
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Applied Health Professions
(334) 434-3575

Education Required

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Baccalaureate degree with a minimum of a 3.0 overall GPA and minimum GRE score of 1,000; including the prerequisite courses listed above.

University of South Alabama (USA)
GPA for last class was 3.4; 100 hrs. of prerequisite courses listed above.

Degree / Major

Any major is acceptable as long as you meet the minimal entrance requirements listed above.

Admission Test

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6014
Princeton, NJ 08541-6014

Application Services

Division of Physical Therapy
School of Health Related Professions
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
SHRP Building, RM B-41
UAB Station, AL 35294
(205) 934-3566

Department of Physical Therapy
College of Applied Health Professions
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688
(334) 434-3575

*In addition to the courses listed above, one must take 9 hours of Human Physiology.

Questions or comments? Contact the TROY Office of the Pre-Professional Studies.

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