Physical Therapy Degree at University of Iowa (UI)

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Physical Therapy Degree

The physical therapy program at University of Iowa 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 Iowa colleges that offer physical therapy degrees.

The Physical Therapy program at University of Iowa is accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education for more than 71 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Physical Therapy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Iowa has offered the following programs for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Master's Degree0
Doctorate Degree37

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male7
Female30

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian2
White26
Unknown8

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Physical Therapy program at University of Iowa, 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

  • Iowa City, IA
    • Total Employment: 140
    • Average Hourly Rate: $40.86
    • Average Annual Salary: $84,990

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 Iowa

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,...)

Saint Ambrose University

Davenport, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

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

Clarke University

Dubuque, IA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Physical Therapy (D)

Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center

Des Moines, IA
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School Details

  • Type: Graduate School
  • 86 students completed this program

Programs

  • Physical Therapy (D)

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