Students interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy (PT) typically major in Exercise Science at Multnomah University, however, you may choose any major offered at MU provided you take the specific courses designed to prepare students for successful admission to PT school. Multnomah University offers all the pre-requisite science and mathematics courses frequently required by PT schools in the region. Admission to PT school is highly competitive, but through the Pre-physical Therapy program at Multnomah, you will be prepared to pursue graduate school. For more information, consult the Academic Chair of the Exercise Science Department.

Ways to study

Undergraduate (Major) | On-campus

Program concentrations

Course plan


Application deadlines

Career Placement

This pre-professional program will prepare you for further study to pursue a career in physical therapy in roles such as:

• Licensed Physical Therapist • Audiologist • Athletic Trainer
• Chiropractor • Exercise Physiologist • Nurse Practitioner
• Occupational Therapist • Physical Therapist Assistant • Physician Assistant