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Course Requirements

PT programs MAY require the following pre-requisite coursework. This is NOT an exhaustive list, as requirements vary by program. Remember that it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure completion of all pre-requisites. Check the PTCAS Summary of Prerequisite Courses for individual program requirements.

Course requirements for PT programs typically include:

**Note: Some programs will accept AP credit for prerequisite courses; however, it is always best practice to confirm this with each particular PT program of interest. 

Additional courses that are often recommended or required:

  • Medical Terminology (CLAS 1030)
    • Required by Augusta University, but can be taken once accepted as a self-study during the first semester of the DPT program
  • Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 3230)
  • Lifespan Development (HDFS 2200)
  • Nutrition (FDNS 2100)