Physical Therapy Degree at North Idaho College (NIC)

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Physical Therapy Degree

The physical therapy program at North Idaho College prepares students for a career as a physical therapist, consultant, educator, administrator, and clinical scholar. The program focuses on alleviating physical and functional impairments and limitations caused by injury or disease through the design and implementation of therapeutic interventions to promote fitness and health. Program courses include: anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, neuroscience, pathological physiology, physical growth process, physical therapy modalities, rehabilitation psychology, physical therapy administration, and professional standards and ethics. Get more details below including other Idaho colleges that offer physical therapy degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Physical Therapy program at NIC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Physical Therapists

Description

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, physical therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 39.0% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Coeur d'Alene, ID
    • Total Employment: 220
    • Average Hourly Rate: $39.98
    • Average Annual Salary: $83,160

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Physical Therapy Programs in Idaho

Physical Therapy programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, ID
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Therapy (B)

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • Occupational Therapy (D)
  • Physical Therapy (D)

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