Therapists (including physical, occupational and speech-language) provide clients, infants through elderly adults, with services at the preventive, acute and rehabilitative stages directed toward achieving increased functional independence and decreased functional impairment. Physical therapists interact and practice in collaboration with a variety of health professionals.

Physical Therapy

Jackson College Offers the following program options:

Get Started

A doctoral or professional degree is required. Students may complete their first two years at Jackson College, then transfer to a university. Speak with an advisor to ensure transfer of courses.

Job Opportunities

Physical therapists, physical therapy manager or department head, occupational therapist, speech-language therapist.


Median wages are $79,860 per year

Career Outlook

Demand is expected to grow 36 percent through 2022.