Pre-Physical Therapy

Students in A & P class

The Associate of Science Degree in Pre-Physical Therapy qualifies you for transfer to any of Tennessee's four-year colleges or universities to pursue a bachelor's degree. Students who hold a higher degree and acquire necessary licensing could anticipate a career as a Physical Therapist at institutions such as physical therapy clinics, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, schools and home health companies.

Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Arts and Sciences.


Check Your Progress

As a current student, you can track your progress towards completion using DSCC's Degree Planning System (DegreeWorks).


The PRE-PHYSICAL THERAPY emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway) is designed to provide students with a seamless transition to a public university in Tennessee.

Degree Plan Requirements for the Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis by catalog year:
2021-2022, 2020-2021, 2019-20202018-20192017-2018

Typical jobs: This program prepares a student for entry into a Physical Therapy program at a four year college or university.