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Physical Therapist

Enhancing mobility. Reducing pain.

Enhancing mobility. Reducing pain.

Officers In Action

A Message from Chief Therapist Officer CAPT Richardson

Becoming a clinical and rehabilitation therapist officer in the USPHS Commissioned Corps
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Qualifications

Bachelor's, master's, or doctoral (D.P.T.) degree in physical therapy from a school or college accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Current, unrestricted, and valid license/registration as a physical therapist by any state
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Benefits

College loan repayment
Health and dental care at low or no cost
Mobility between government agencies
Tax-free housing and meal allowances
Financial support for education through the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Retirement pension plan
Career advancement and pay increases with years of service
Flexibility to work in a variety of settings

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