Career Path: Physical Therapy (Doctorate)

“I want to be be there for other kids who are going through the same thing that I went through.” - Silas Say’22


Physical therapists with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree specialize in targeted exercise therapies to aid patients of various ages in pain management, improving mobility, and recovering from injuries. Their commitment lies in promoting active lifestyles and enabling individuals of all ages to regain functionality.

Facts & Figures

  • Median salary: $96,000

How to Get Started

Talk to your Pre-Health Advisor.

Alumni Stories

Football drew Silas Say’22 to Beloit, but he’s discovered that and a whole lot more.

Athletics, spirituality, and good vibes

Originally drawn to Beloit’s football program, Silas Say’22 has found value in nearly every aspect of the college experience. Exploring classes such as dance kinesiology and leadership positions in a variety of offices aided him on the path towards self-fulfillment and a future career in physical therapy.  


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