Physical Therapy Schools in Michigan

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Schools inMichiganthat offer an education in physical therapy require students to have a bachelor's degree, preferably in an associated or relevant field. Programs take three years to complete and result in a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) or the less common Master of Physical Therapy (MPT). Physical therapists must participate in a residency after graduation, a requirement for licensure inMichigan. Visit our details page on degrees in physical therapy for additional information on education and careers.

Average Income for a Physical Therapist in Michigan

EmploymentMedian Hourly WageMedian Annual Wage
Michigan Physical Therapist8,300$42.04$87,440
State Average4,389,400$17.32$36,025.60
National Average153,156,000$17.82$37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $42.04
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Physical Therapist's in Michigan Compared to Median Income Averages

+143% Above State Median Income

+136% Above National Median Income

Physical Therapist's in Michigan take home an average 42.04 per hour. Annual earnings for Physical Therapist's working in the State of Michigan average $87,440 which is 143% above the state median income and 136% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Physical Therapist makes up just 0.20% of the working population in Michigan and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Physical Therapists coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around Michigan.

Detailed List of Physical Therapist Schools in Michigan (6 Schools)

The physical therapist schools below are accredited by the , which is an organization that reviews physical therapist education nationwide.

Schools are sorted by size with the largest physical therapist schools first, based on the number of Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) graduates per year.

Visit the website for University of Michigan - Flint at http://www.umflint.edu

Program Details

  • Master of Physical Therapy (M.P.T.)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
  • About 80 students graduate per year from both M.P.T. & D.P.T. programs combined.

Visit the website for Grand Valley State University at http://www.gvsu.edu

Program Details

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program offered
  • About 46 students graduate per year

Andrews University (Andrews) in Berrien Springs, MI

Visit the website for Andrews University at http://www.andrews.edu

Program Details

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program offered
  • About 44 students graduate per year

Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, MI

Visit the website for Central Michigan University at http://www.cmich.edu

Program Details

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program offered
  • About 43 students graduate per year

Oakland University (Oakland) in Rochester Hills, MI

Visit the website for Oakland University at http://www.oakland.edu

Program Details

  • Master of Physical Therapy (M.P.T.)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
  • About 42 students graduate per year from both M.P.T. & D.P.T. programs combined.

Visit the website for Wayne State University at http://www.wayne.edu

Program Details

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program offered
  • About 32 students graduate per year

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Pharmacists in Michigan can expect to make anywhere in the range of $55,000 to $113,000. Below is a list of average salaries for pharmacists working in major cities in Michigan.

  • Ann Arbor: $81,000
  • Flint: $85,000
  • Saginaw: $80,000
  • Lansing, East Lansing: $76,000
  • Kalamazoo, Portage: $82,000