Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Sports Medicine

This program offers students complete exploration of rehabilitative careers. Students will learn in the classroom setting and our specially equipped rehabilitation lab. Students will learn professional skills to include: patient care, mobility, therapeutic program development, rehabilitative equipment training, range of motion and manual muscle testing. Students will learn how the body heals post injury, and how to reasonably prevent certain injuries. Students will gain knowledge of legal and ethical issues in healthcare, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, client interaction, communication, OSHA regulations and good work habits.

Special Class Features

  • Opportunities for mentorships
  • Membership and participation in HOSA- a national student organization for students interested in health care. 
  • Hands-on learning 
  • Guest lectures from working professionals in a variety of rehabilitative careers
  • Training in First Aid, CPR and AED
  • Interactive field trips to include visits to inpatient rehabilitative facilities, outpatient clinics, colleges and sports facilities.

Course Content

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Ethical and legal obligations
  • Medical Terminology
  • Rehabilitative equipment training and management
  • SOAP notes and appropriate treatment documentation
  • Future Employment 
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Athletic Trainer 
  • Personal Trainer 


  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Massage Therapist

Articulation and/or Credentials


  • Delta College 
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Ferris State University


  • CPR certification
  • Blood Borne Pathogen certification