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An Overview of a Master's in Physiotherapy in the USA

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I work in the USA after BPT in India?

Certainly, it is possible. Nonetheless, you need to successfully pass the National Physical Therapy Exam administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy to obtain a license to practice as a physiotherapist in the USA.

How can I go to the USA after BPT?

To practice as a physical therapist in the USA, a BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) degree from India is not sufficient. You must have a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from an accredited program in the United States

Is an Indian physiotherapy degree valid in Australia?

Yes, it is valid. However, individuals must undergo registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia and obtain a visa from the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

How many years is physical therapy in the USA?

Becoming a physical therapist typically takes between 7 and 8 years, including four years of a bachelor's degree and three years of graduate school. Some accelerated programs may take as few as six years.

Can I switch from BPT to MBBS?

Yes, you can do an MBBS after a Bachelor's in Physiotherapy. To be eligible for medical entrance tests, you need to have completed high secondary with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and scored a minimum of 50%.
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