Prerequisites

The Department of Physical Therapy has been approved by the Ohio Board of Regents Advisory Committee on Graduate Study (RACGS), to offer the entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. Listed below are the prerequisite courses for the PT Program (these are subject to change).

  Course

  Recommended YSU Course Number

  Semester Hours

 Anatomy (Human)*

  BIOL 3705; BIOL 3705L

  4

 Biological Sciences (2 courses)*

  BIOL 2601; BIOL 2601L
  BIO 2602; BIOL 2602L
  or any 2 Bios (not Anatomy & Physiology)

  8

 Chemistry (2 courses)*

  CHEM 1515; CHEM 1515L
  CHEM 1516; CHEM 1516L

  8

 Physics (2 courses)*

  PHYS 1501; PHYS 1501L
  PHYS 1502; PHYS 1502L

  9

  Physiology (Human)*

  BIOL 3730; BIOL 3730L

  5

  Psychology (1 course)

 

  3

  Statistics

  STAT 3717 or PSYC 2618 or KSS 3705 (formerly HPES 3705)

  3 – 4

*Must take lab if available with course

6 prerequisite courses must be completed before applying to the program.  All prerequisite courses must be completed (with a C or better) prior to the start of the program.  Additionally, undergraduate degree requirements must be completed prior to the start of the program.