What Can I Do With This Pre-Physical Therapy Degree?
Physical Therapy Program1
Our pre-physical therapy program – with majors in biology or chemistry – is designed to help students fulfill entrance requirements for relevant post-graduate degree programs. Health-related careers are on the rise all over, including opportunities for physical therapists1. With a median wage of $89,440 per year, employment of physical therapists is projected to grow 22 percent over the next decade.
A chemistry degree from University of the Cumberlands also has solid career prospects – including as a chemist. In a field projected to grow 4 percent over the better part of the next decade, chemists and material scientists earn a median wage of $78,790 annually.
Natural Sciences Manager3
A biology is also a solid degree path to a career, in and of itself. With it, you’ll have the scientific foundation you need to work in, and even manage, laboratories and scientific studies. The median wage for Natural Sciences Managers is $129,100 per year with an expected growth rate of 6 percent up to 2028.
- Outpatient Physical Therapist
- Registered Physical Therapist
- Rehabilitation Services Director
- Natural Sciences Manager
- Laboratory Director
- Clinical Researcher
"22 Percent" Projected Growth Rate for Physical Therapists by 20281
2Chemists and Material Scientists
3Natural Sciences Managers