Physical Therapist

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand

What you might do
Physical Therapists work with people who have disabilities.  They create plans to help patients move more easily, ease pain, or recover from illness or injury.  They treat patients using exercises, hands-on therapy, or special equipment.

Where you might work
Physical therapy office, hospital, nursing home.

Related Links
My Next Move: Physical Therapists
O*Net Online: Physical Therapists
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Physical Therapists
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Vermont Chapter of the APTA

Education Required
Physical Therapists hold a doctoral degree (4 years after a 4-year bachelor’s degree).

Where to Study

Norwich University

Saint Michael's College

University of Vermont

Vermont State University - Castleton, Johnson

Husson University

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

University of Maine at Presque Isle

University of New England

Franklin Pierce University

Keene State College

Plymouth State University

D'Youville University

Russell Sage College

Stony Brook School of Health Professions

University of Rhode Island

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC