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Physical Therapists

Tips for Entry

Visit the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Web site,, to find an accredited physical therapy program.

Get a part-time or summer job working at a hospital or medical clinic. Physical therapists must understand and interact well with patients and other medical professionals.

Consider if you would like to pursue a specialty. Visit the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties at to see what additional certifications are available for physical therapists.

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