To see a program overview and learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, review the Physical Therapy Program page.
Physical Therapy is a Graduate Studies program. Admission to Physical Therapy requires the completion of an undergraduate or bachelor's degree. This means you must complete a first degree, with some required courses and additional requirements before applying to this program. Before you choose your courses, decide on what you would like your first degree to be. Then refer to that faculty page in the First Year Planning Guide for the courses you will need for that program, followed by the Physical Therapy requirements. For a list of alternate course options and second year requirements, visit the Physical Therapy eligibility page.
|Courses Required in First Degree||Credit Hours|
|BIOL 1410 Anatomy of the Human Body||3|
|BIOL 1412 Physiology of the Human Body||3|
|BIOL 1000 Foundations of Life or
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes
|PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology||6|
|FMLY 1010 Human Development in the Family or
PSYC 2290 Child Development
|PSYC 3070 Adult Development||3|
|STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis or
PSYC 2250 Introduction to Psychological Research
|ENGL 1200 (W) Representative Literary Works or
ENLG 1300 (W) Literature Since 1900, or both
ENGL 1340 (W) Introduction to Literary Analysis and
ENGL 1400 (W) Thematic Approaches to the Study of Literature
Plan to transit or apply to another faculty after completing University 1.
|Minimum Credit Hours:||90 credit hours with the completion of any type of undergraduate degree with required courses. See the Physical Therapy website for details and the complete eligibility requirements.|
|Minimum Course Load:||Undergraduate studies may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis, however, students must complete one Regular Session (September - April) containing a minimum of 24 credit hours. All required prerequisite courses must be completed by December 31st of the year prior to application.|
|W Requirement:||Refer to the admission and course requirements of your first degree. ENGL 1200 (W) or substitutions meets the W requirement.|
|M Requirement:||Refer to the admission and course requirements of your first degree. STAT 1000 (M) meets the M requirement.|
|Minimum GPA:||3.25 on the last 60 credit hours of study and a grade of 'B' or better in each of the required prerequisite courses. Admission is competitive - a higher than minimum GPA is often required and varies each year depending on the applicant pool. View previous admission statistics online.|
A combination of grades (60%) and interview (40%). Eligible applicants will be considered in the following order of priority:
Canadian Indigenous applicants who meet all admission requirements will be given priority for up to 15% of the available spaces.