Pre-Physical Therapy

For students interested in physical therapy, orthopedics or occupational therapy with good communication skills and a genuine concern for people, this program could be the introduction to a satisfying career.  Internships will be available for qualified students.

  • Learn innovative orthopedic, neurological and pediatric rehabilitation techniques
  • Learn pain management therapy
  • Learn to prepare and maintain therapy equipment


Certification Opportunities: BLS CPR/First Aid

Career Opportunities: Physical Therapy Aide, Physical Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist, Orthopedic Physician, Surgical Implant Specialist

Pre-requisites: Junior/Senior Standing; Successful screening by the Washington State Patrol. Returning students must have a B or better their 1st year and instructor approval


Length of Program: 1-2 years

Location: Tri-Tech

Equivalency Credits: 0.5 Technical English 1 or 2, 1.0 Lab Science (TBD)

College Credits Available: TBD