Physical therapists work with people who are disabled by illness or accident or born with a handicap. Practitioners evaluate each patient’s ability, disability, and potential for recovery. The most common areas of disorder include: neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, sensory motor, and related cardiovascular and respiratory functions. Students pursuing the physical therapy area of concentration must complete a bachelor’s degree at UMBC. While no particular major is required, they must complete a certain selection of courses. The Office for Academic and Pre-Professional Advising can assist students interested in pursuing the pre-physical therapy curriculum.
Physical Therapy Requirements and UMBC Equivalent Courses