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PT - Physical Therapy (D.P.T)

Current Students


2015 Research Day is Friday, April 17, 2015.  Abstract Submission Deadline is Friday, March 20, 2015


Physical Therapy Job Fair

The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance at FGCU will host a Physical Therapy Career Fair.  The career fair will offer physical therapy students a chance to discuss job opportunities with medical centers, hospitals, institutes and rehabilitation centers.

Where:  Cohen Center Ballroom

When:   Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 11:00 - 2:00

For more information please contact Sonnie Straw,


DPT Course Schedule

Click on the appropriate link (below) to view a sample of your weekly course schedule. Please note these calendars are subject to change and should not be used in place of course syllabi.

Spring 2015:

  • First Year Students - click here
  • Second Year Students - not posted yet
  • Third Year Students - not posted yet

Fall 2014:



Information for Enrolled Students

The following documents are provided in Adobe Acrobat* format. In the event of changes or updates to the information contained in these documents will be provided directly to each enrolled student as well as on this website.
Physical Therapy Program Curriculum Plan
Clinical Education Policies
Practice Center Policy
Physical Therapy and Human Performance Practice Labs Policy
Biosafety/Infectious Agents Control Plan
Independent Study/Independent Research Guidelines 2012



PT Profession Today

Developments, links, opportunities, trends..

Physical Therapy today is a very broad profession, with a full range of practice areas from generalist to specialist, geriatric to pediatric. Changes in methodologies, health care, and other issues can dramatically affect the field and its practitioners. The best way to keep abreast of new and interesting information is by following the links below.

American Physical Therapy Association - The governing body for PT in America.
APTA Career Center
Florida Physical Therapy Association
PT in Motion - The professional issues magazine of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
News Now  - The weekly magazine of issues.
Other APTA Publications
Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
- The organization that creates and administrates the national physical therapy licensure exam.

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