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 and successful screening by the Washington State Patrol. 

Length of Program: 1 year

Location: Tri-Tech

Equivalency Credits: 0.5 Technical English 1 or 2, 1.0 Lab Science, 1.0 Fitness and 0.5 Health

Occupational/Elective Credits: 3 per year

College Credits Available: 5 credits


Jayme Brackett