Preparing for the Program
Recommended Courses

In addition to the prerequisites, there are many other courses that will provide background knowledge and skills that are beneficial for students in the physical therapy program. Although these courses will not impact your eligibility for admissions, the following areas may be helpful:

  • Human Development (ex. child, adolescent, adult development)
  • Behavioural Sciences (ex. motivation, learning, cognition, perception, attention)
  • Social Sciences (ex. family social sciences, sociology of aging, social inequalities, social problems, small groups)
  • Health Sciences (ex. determinants of health, health care systems, health and illness)
  • Kinesiology (ex. biomechanics, advanced anatomy and physiology, motor learning)
  • Any courses that develop skills in oral communication or academic writing skills
  • Any courses that develop research skills (literature searches, data collection, data analysis)
Recommended Courses

Helpful tips

Career Mentor Program

Volunteer/work opportunities

Health Careers Access Program