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Doctor of Physical Therapy

The physical therapy program is a 6-1/2 year professional program resulting in a bachelor’s degree and a doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree. During the first 3-1/2 years, the student completes the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in an area of the student’s choice.

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The student enters the professional curriculum in the spring semester of the fourth year. The professional curriculum includes eight semesters.

Students accepted into the pre-DPT program as freshmen are guaranteed progression into the DPT program, as long as academic criteria are met.

There is no need to re-apply for the graduate phase of the program.