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sharlemagne

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Hi, I was interested in possibly going to school in The Netherlands and getting a bachelors in Physical Therapy. Now I know that if I came back to the states this would not qualify me as a physical therapist here, but does anybody know if I would be still able to get a job a physical therapy assistant?

And also, if I wanted to eventually pursue my Masters, do you think there may be any issues in applying with a foreign degree?

Any experience or knowledge about degrees abroad would be extremely helpful! Thanks!
 
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I looked into this a bit at one point but I was looking at schools in Australia.

Here is a link that will talk about what you have to do if you are educated outside of the United States: http://www.ptbc.ca.gov/applicants/credential.shtml

Basically you have to demonstrate that your program is equivalent to those in the US and make sure that there are no educational deficiencies.
 
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