Students must complete a bachelor's degree to be eligible for admission to the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Admission is very competitive: in 1995, 30 people were admitted from 432 applicants. Undergraduate coursework should include two biology courses with labs, elementary anatomy, human physiology, two terms of inorganic chemistry with labs, two terms of introductory physics, one general psychology course, one abnormal psychology course, one course in human development across the life span, one course in medical terminology, statistics, one computer applications course, and calculus. In addition, students are advised to pursue a broad-based liberal education, including coursework comparable to the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities liberal education requirements.
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