Doctor of Physical Therapy

Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for admission to the physical therapy program, the applicant must submit evidence of the following:

  1. Attain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in all previous course work.
  2. Completion of all science prerequisite coursework, at the science major level, achieving a minimum CGPA of 3.0 in the following courses:
    •    Anatomy & Physiology - 6 credits including labs
    •    Biology - 8 credits
    •    Chemistry - 8 credits including labs
    •    Physics - 8 credits including labs
    •    Statistics - 3 credits
    •    Psychology - 3 credits
  3. Meet or exceed posted minimum percentile scores of 28% Verbal and 25% Quantitative for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  4. Completion of 40 hours of observation (or work) in a variety of different physical therapy settings including both inpatient and outpatient facilities.
  5. Completion of a B.S./B.A. degree* from a regionally accredited college or university.

* Note: It is assumed that in completing a B.S./B.A. degree, the applicant has completed appropriate liberal arts and science courses in preparation for a career in physical therapy. This will be explored through the transcript analysis.

Application Process & Deadlines

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