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Information about Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Athletic Training

The graph below shows the number of accepted students into PT school for 2014-2015 who had Exercise Science or Kinesiology as their undergraduate program of study.  The total represents almost 40% of accepted students.  Not only is Exercise Science an interesing field of study, but it is also a great pathway into PT school.

Click on the graph below to find more information from the 2014-2015 Physcial Therapy Centralized Application System (PTCAS).

The information below relates to professional boards for PT and OT, as well as different PT, OT, and athletic training programs in the state of Tennessee.

Department of Health Professional Boards:

Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy:  http://health.state.tn.us/boards/pt/

Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy:  http://health.state.tn.us/boards/ot/

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education:  http://caate.net/

Physical Therapy Programs in Tennessee:  

Belmont University PT program:  http://www.belmont.edu/pt/

East Tennessee State University PT program:  http://www.etsu.edu/crhs/physther/

Tennessee State University PT program:  http://www.tnstate.edu/interior.asp?mid=1640

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga PT program:  http://www.utc.edu/Academic/PhysicalTherapy/

University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis) PT program:  http://www.uthsc.edu/allied/physical_therapy_home.html

Occupational Therapy Programs in Tennessee:

Belmont University OT program:  http://www.belmont.edu/ot/

University of Tennessee at Memphis OT program:  https://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/ot/

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga OT program:  https://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/ot/

Milligan College OT program:  http://www.milligan.edu/msot/

Tennessee State University OT program:  http://www.tnstate.edu/ot/

Athletic Training Program Information:

National Organization:  http://www.nata.org/

Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society (TATS):  http://tnata.org/

Southeast Athletic Trainers Association (Southern States):  http://www.seata.org/

List of Accredited Entry-Level Masters Programs:  https://www.e-accred.caate.net/accredited_programs?q=&Search=&state=&program_type=1&degree_type=2