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What major should I choose?

I am currently taking a bachelors degree in BS in Physical therapy. What would be the best major to take or like the most common in hirings? Is it paediatrics or geriatrics or something else?

Thank you comment icon I can say that all of the allied courses are high paying jobs but that depends on your specialization. and Physical Therapists are in demand in hospitals and clinics not only in the Philippines but overseas. I can sense that you have a hard time choosing your specialization whether pediatrics or geriatrics for my opinion choose the specialization that you love the most and excel in that specialization. Study hard and Goodluck on your career Philip

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Margie’s Answer

HI Tan,
Technically you can major in anything as a PT, however, if you are thinking about PT school (DPT) I would major something like Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physiology - something along those lines so you can take the courses required for PT school (Anatomy, etc). You can major in anything in undergrad however you would need to look at each PT schools' prerequisite requirements to see what classes/courses you need to apply. Many of the above majors that I mention will cover that.
Good Luck!
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Debra’s Answer

To practice as a physical therapist in the U.S., you must earn a doctor of physical therapy degree from a Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education-accredited physical therapist education program and pass a state licensure exam. The length of professional DPT programs is typically three years.

Becoming a Physical Therapist | APTA
https://www.apta.org › ... › Careers in Physical Therapy
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Raegan’s Answer

Hi Tan,

I am partial to biology because I received my BA in Biology with a minor in Chemistry to keep my studies broad. I chose volunteer work and work experience to narrow down my skills and exposure to more specific areas of science. I will say that in science, many jobs that pay well require further education. I've seen many job postings for labs and hospital positions in many different areas, so you'll have a good chance of finding something you like, whether it's a nurse in rehabilitation, PA in pediatrics, MD in geriatrics, etc.

I hope this helps!
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Xavier’s Answer

Close your eyes and envision a life where your job dis so much fun for you that it doesn,t feels like a job, more than like a way of life. Look back, then, at what you have to lear to that job and search out the correct major for it.
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Nathan’s Answer

Choose a major that you have area of interest in, for example if you like sports maybe you would like to do sports marketing/management or maybe athletic training (medicine area of sports). By choosing an area you are interested in, you will be engaged and want to propel yourself to the next level.
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