allied health programs at Baystate Medical Center

print this page

Physical Therapy

Career Description

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, is an excellent resource for information on both the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapy Assistant professions. You can also read about Physical Therapy on ExploreHealthCareers.org.

Education

Upon graduation from the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, all physical therapists must pass national and state licensure exams before they can practice.

Pre-requisites

Clinical experiences are arranged by the academic programs that are affiliated with BMC.   

Length of Clinical Experience

Approximately 2 months for physical therapy students

Clinical Tracks at BMC

  • Rehabilitation Services, inpatient and outpatient physical therapy.

Institutional Affiliations

BMC is affiliated with the following institution/s for this program: 

Professional Associations and Other Information