Health Sciences to DPT Program

Degree Awarded

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Program Delivery

On-Campus, Full Time

Locations Available

Manchester, New Hampshire
Goodyear, Arizona

Physical Therapy is a competitive industry and you want to select a program that offers a path to success. The Franklin Pierce 4+2.5 Health Sciences/Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Direct Admit Program enables you to complete your studies through the doctorate level in just six-and-a-half years. You will complete a four-year Health Sciences undergraduate degree and enter into the two-and-a-half-year DPT program. Conditional acceptance into the graduate program is granted to qualified students during senior year of high school. Guaranteed acceptance will be offered upon successful completion of all program requirements during undergraduate studies.

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Enjoy Guaranteed Admission into the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program for Highly Qualified High School Students

In order to be considered for admission into the Direct Admit Program, you must submit the one-page Application Addendum, which can be found on the webpage listed below, in addition to all undergraduate application materials.




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Requirements for Admission

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA), in academic courses only, of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (84/100);
  • Equivalent of four years of math with a final grade of B+ (87/100) or higher in each class;
  • Equivalent of four years of science with a final grade of B+ (87/100) or higher;
  • Demonstrated leadership through community/school activities; related healthcare experience is highly desirable.


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