Physical Therapy Degree at Florida International University (FIU)
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Physical Therapy Degree
The physical therapy program at Florida International University 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 Florida colleges that offer physical therapy degrees.
The Physical Therapy program at Florida International University is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education since 1975.
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Students Enrolled in the Physical Therapy Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. FIU offers a doctorate degree program in physical therapy.
Students by Gender (2010-2011)
Students by Race (2010-2011)
Career Options for GraduatesStudents who have completed the Physical Therapy program at Florida International University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
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
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 Florida
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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|University of Miami|
Coral Gables, FL
50 students completed this program
|Nova Southeastern University|
Fort Lauderdale, FL
75 students completed this program
|Florida Gulf Coast University|
Fort Myers, FL
20 students completed this program
|University of Central Florida|
28 students completed this program
|University of South Florida|
35 students completed this program
|University of Florida|
54 students completed this program
|University of North Florida|
24 students completed this program
|Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University|
15 students completed this program