Allied Health
Physical Therapist

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Salary: $53,863 - $83,220
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Hourly: $27.43 - $46.15
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Outlook: 4 Stars
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Length of Training: 6-8 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
PTs in Texas must have a doctoral degree in physical therapy from an accredited program. These degrees require approximately seven years of training after high school. PTs in Texas are required to pass the national licensing examination to provide treatment.

Licensure/Certification
Physical therapists must have received an entry-level degree from an accredited education institute to practice professionally. Additionally, physical therapists must pass a national exam and a Texas jurisprudence exam to practice.

Educational Programs

University or College City Degree*
Angelo State University San Angelo D
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Hardin-Simmons University Abilene D
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Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos D
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Amarillo Amarillo D
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock Lubbock D
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Permian Basin Odessa D
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Texas Woman's University Denton D
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The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso D
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio D
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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Galveston D
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The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas D
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University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Fort Worth D
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate