Freshman Admission into the DPT Program
The minimum criteria for admission as a pre-DPT student for freshman year are:
Additionally, high school preparation in physics is highly recommended. Exposure to and exploration of physical therapy as demonstrated by paid or volunteer experience is strongly encouraged.
The student also will be required to choose the pre-DPT major in which he or she wishes to major. Click here for a list of undergraduate programs.
|Pre-DPT Plans of Study |
(updated August, 2012)
|Click on links below |
to preview the various plans of study (pdf)
|Biochemistry||Biology (BA)||Computer Science|
|English||Health Care Management||Business Administration - Health Care Management Specialization|
|History||Philosophy||Business Administration - Sport Management Specialization|
A positive criminal record check, positive child abuse history and/or a positive drug screening may result in any of the following:
As a result, a student with a positive criminal record check, positive child abuse history, and/or a positive drug screen may not be able to complete the requirements of the physical therapy program, may not be eligible for licensure required for practice, and may be dismissed from the program.
These essential functions are the activities that a student physical therapist must be able to perform, with or without accommodations, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for successful completion of the professional curriculum. They are applicable in the classroom, laboratories, simulated clinical settings, and while on clinical education assignments. The University uses independent clinical education sites that may or may not be willing or able to offer the same reasonable accommodations that are made available by the University. (updated 10/2012)
Link to Essential Functions: Essential Functions
Policies related to grading policies and transfer of credit to the University, as well as the academic calendar can be found in the “Academics” section of the University catalog. Click here - Policies