Upon graduating from UB's program, students are eligible to take the National Physical Therapist Exam, which is required for licensure in any state. To practice physical therapy, one must be licensed in the state where employment is sought.
Work settings include:
home health agencies
extended care facilities
The job market for physical therapists is currently very strong.
Salary Information Salaries vary depending on the work setting and on the region of the country.
Post Graduate Opportunities Opportunities exist for graduates to gain board-certified specialization in areas such as pediatrics, geriatrics, respiratory and cardiovascular rehabilitation, and
electromyographic and electrodisgnostic testing. Residency programs are also available nationwide to gain experience in areas of orthopedic and neurological physical therapy. Students may elect to pursue a post-professional
degree such as a PhD if they are interested in teaching or research opportunities.