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Pathway 3

Pathway 3: Post-Baccalaureate Degree Path


  1. No GRE required 
  2. Bachelor's degree from a 4-year institution 
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.8 in all undergraduate courses and a minimum 3.0 GPA in science
  4. Interview with DPT faculty
  5. Three character references from the following:
    • Physical Therapist 
    • Two from either an academic professor and/or advisor 
  6. Students must complete 60 observation hours prior to entering the professional phase of the program 
    • 20 hours in an inpatient hospital or sub-acute setting 
    • 20 hours in an outpatient orthopedic setting 
    • 20 hours students' choice of setting/experience 
  7. Additional program/PTCAS application requirements (i.e., Personal statement)