Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy: Admission Requirements

 

If you're living and licensed/license-eligible in the U.S., and you trained inside the U.S., you need:

Application Fee$50
Materials

Professional portfolio

Letters of Recommendation2
Application EssayA brief essay describing your goals for physical therapy study
Transcript or Other Credential EvaluationOfficial transcript from a regionally accredited physical therapist degree program
LicensureCurrent U.S. state professional license or proof of eligibility to sit for licensure

 
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          If you're living and licensed/license-eligible in the U.S., and you trained outside the U.S., you need:
          Application Fee$50
          MaterialsProfessional portfolio
          Letters of Recommendation2
          Application EssayA brief essay describing your goals for physical therapy study
          Transcript or Other Credential EvaluationA comprehensive credential evaluation noting that your entry-level education is a minimum of a bachelor's degree in physical therapy
          LicensureCurrent U.S. state professional license or proof of eligibility to sit for licensure

           

          If you're living in or outside the U.S. and you're NOT YET licensed or license-eligible in the U.S., you need:
          Application Fee$50
          MaterialsProfessional portfolio
          Letters of Recommendation2
          Application EssayA brief essay describing your goals for physical therapy study
          Transcript or Other Credential EvaluationA comprehensive credential evaluation from the Foreign Credentialing Committee on Physical Therapy* (FCCPT) noting that your entry-level physical therapy education is "substantially equivalent to the first professional degree in physical therapy in the United States. The first professional degree in the United States is the master's degree or higher."
          Licensure

          Current licensure from your country of origin (if you're living outside of the U.S.)

          You must also provide proof of English language proficiency. We require an IELTS score of 6.0, or a TOEFL score of 550 written, 213 computer-based, 79 internet-based.

          NOTE: To be reviewed on an individual basis.

          *NOTE: This curriculum does not offer a path for U.S. licensure as a physical therapist and/or a visa to practice physical therapy in the U.S.

          When to Apply

          You can apply right now using our online application form! We accept applications throughout the year for enrollment into our spring, summer, and fall terms. You'll receive a response from the admissions department within 2–3 weeks.