Physical Therapist

By: Carson Schroeder

My career is about designing treatment programs to help people who have physical disabilities. You must have a bachelors degree, and a six month clinic internship. They must be licensed in the state where they are employed. A doctoral degree is required for university faculty positions. Also anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry and geometry are all helpful classes to take in highschool. The tuition will cost $11,376, to reach your degree it will take around 6-7 years and will cost about





Info about the career

My career is about designing treatment programs to help people who have physical disabilities.


Education

You must have a bachelors degree, and a six month clinic internship. They must be licensed in the state where they are employed. A doctoral degree is required for university faculty positions. Also anatomy, physiology, biology, chemistry and geometry are all helpful classes to take in highschool.


Tuition

Cost- $11,376

Cost over full time needed to reach degree (6-7 years) $73,944

Cost over full time needed to reach degree with extra everyday costs- $75,569

Financial tips

I may want to apply for financial aid, scholarships, part time job etc. to help with some of the cost.


Pros and Cons

I can picture myself being happy in the future with this career. Some pros to this career are good pay, I can help people with their needs, good exposures to life and the human body, some cons are the difficult class courses you have to take and pass in college and high school, and there're not many openings for this career.



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$73,944. Your total cost for other expenses such as housing, groceries , gas money etc. will add up to around 74,600. I may want to apply for financial aid, scholarships, part time job etc. to help with some of the cost. I can picture myself being happy in the future with this career. Some pros to this career are good pay, I can help people with their needs, good exposures to life and the human body, some cons are the difficult class courses you have to take and pass in college and high school, and there're not many openings for this career