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 8 credits including labs
    •    Biology 8 credits
    •    Chemistry 8 credits including labs
    •    Physics 8 credits including labs
    •    Statistics 3 credits
    •    Specialized Psychology Course (3 credits beyond the introductory level), i.e. Developmental, Abnormal, or Neuropsychology,
  3. Meet or exceed posted minimum scores of 146 Verbal and 144 Quantitative for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  4. Completion of 80 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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