Useful Pre-PT Resources

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
The APTA  provides information about current research, legislation, PT news, career advice and much more from all over the nation. Their website also has a section dedicated to current students in the PT field.

Physical Therapy Association of Washington (PTWA)
The PTWA  provides news about legislation and leadership in the PT field within the state of Washington.

American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE)
The ABPTRFE is the accrediting body for the APTA and contains resources and information on fellowship and residency opportunities.

Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS)
The PTCAS creates a streamlined application process for students wanting to become physical therapists. Students upload their application and supporting documents and apply to schools in one easy step. PTCAS is a service of the APTA.

US Dept of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on PT salary, employment and location.

Other Resources
Find links to a variety of articles and helpful information related to physical therapy here.