The Physical Therapy emphasis offers a background in courses that will prepare the student to go into a health care field. Classroom instruction emphasizes problem-solving and critical thinking while preparing you to become a lifelong learner. The associate of arts with an emphasis in Physical Therapy will enhance your education and prepare you to practice in a variety of health care environments. Check with transfer institutions on specific requirements.
Requirements for admission at medical schools are more stringent than DMACC's graduation requirements. Check with your prospective school for details.
Des Moines University Medical School uses a competititve admissions process to determine who is offered a seat in their Physical Therapy program. They require a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA for admission, but usually a higher GPA is needed.
Sheri Husak, Advisor