Career Option

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Basics

Physical therapy is a career that involves helping injured or ill people improve their movement or manage their pain.

Physical therapists often work in clinics, and spend most of their day on their feet actively working with several patients. They can use many different forms of treatment depending on the type of patient they are caring for.

Interested in becoming a Physical Therapist?

The main educational requirement in order to become a physical therapist is a master's degree. The master's degree must be from an accredited physical therapist education program. After earning the master's degree, you must take national and state exams in order to become licensed.

Along with these requirements, you should have certain qualities in order to strive in this field. Such as: patience, good listening skills, and excellent communication skills.