Pre-College Physical Therapy Summer Academy

Are you a high school student interested in a career in Physical Therapy? Learn about this exciting field and the exercise science major that provides an ideal track at Rutgers University to prepare to apply to a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Graduate Program.

Students in the Physical Therapy Pre-College Summer Academy will receive advice on how to prepare for this growing field from academic advisors and professionals in the field. Students will tour the Functional Human Anatomy and Exercise Physiology Labs, visit the Graduate Rutgers DPT North Campus, and learn about nutrition and a healthy lifestyle through a hands-on cooking demonstration. Students will:

  • Gain perspective and exposure to the field of physical therapy
  • Learn about the wide range career opportunities available
  • Receive an overview of undergraduate coursework
  • Engage with professionals and current DPT student

In the summer of 2019, Dr. Nicole Nagle and Ms. Alicia Reuter hosted the first Pre-College Physical Therapy Summer Academy with a fantastic group of students. We invite you to explore our gallery of photos from this exciting week at the Pre-College PT Academy!

Dr. Nicole Nagle and Ms. Alicia Reuter will be hosting an Online Pre-College Physical Therapy Summer Academy in Summer 2020. Follow the link below to find out more!

For more information about the upcoming summer program and dates, please visit: https://summersession.rutgers.edu/precollege-academies