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Physical Therapist (Pre)

Transfer - Associate in Science

Program Overview

Physical Therapists have the rewarding opportunity to make a positive difference in the quality of people’s lives. Their work involves extensive contact with both patients and other healthcare professionals.

Physical Therapists work in a variety of settings including hospitals, private physical therapy offices, sport facilities, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, schools and many more. 

Delta is a great place to start your studies. We offer an excellent selection of courses which apply to your Associate of Science degree as you prepare for transfer. Remember to check in often with your transfer university to ensure you're staying on track. 

Earning Potential

You'll need an advanced degree to be a Physical Therapist. This career can be a rewarding one. This field is expected to grow by 20% over the next 10 years. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn an average of $78,900 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Physical Therapist 
  • Students in class
    Transfer seamlessly

    Representatives from several area universities maintain regular office hours right in our academic advising office, and others drop in frequently. Get the answers you need by making an appointment or stopping by to talk directly with your future university.

    Visit the Transfer Center

About Delta's Program

One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process, save thousands (and thousands) of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's and then transfer on!

Delta has a transfer agreement to continue your physical therapy studies with:

  • University of Michigan – Flint

Visit transfer agreements and guides to see the whole list of transfer opportunities.

Why you should choose Delta

 Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

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Michigan & national associations

Delta College is a recognized member of the Michigan Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Student club & service projects

Consider joining the Physical Therapy Assistant  Student Club. Through it you'll get involved with our community with multiple service projects and gain professional involvement.

Students do things like give free assistive devices to community members, attend state and national conferences, volunteer at local community events and raise awareness for health-related causes.

We'd love for you to join us! 

Facts & Figures


With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer anywhere in Michigan.

Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: