This program is effective Spring 2014.
Students are admitted to the Physical Therapy-Transitional major of the D.P.T. program (also referred to as the t-DPT) in the fall and spring semesters of each year, dependent upon departmental review of an applicant's academic transcripts. For fall semester consideration, all application materials must be received by July 1. For spring semester consideration, all application materials must be received by November 1. Applicants will be notified of department's decision regarding start date following transcript review.
Admission to the t-DPT program is contingent on space availability. Applications will be processed and admission decisions made based on the order in which complete applications are received. The following are the minimum requirements for admission to the t-DPT program.
All applicants must have:
Admissions Decision Appeals
A student may appeal admissions decisions by contacting the Office of the Dean in the College of Health Professions and Social Work at 239-590-7451. Through the Dean's Office, the student brings an appeal to the CHPSW Student Appeals Committee. If the student is not satisfied with the outcome of this process, he or she may bring the appeal to the University Ombudsman (www.fgcu.edu/ombudsman).
Students entering program with a baccalaureate degree in physical therapy will complete all coursework listed above for a total of 30 credit hours. Transcripts of students entering the program with a master's degree in physical therapy will be evaluated for course equivalency, and students will be provided with an individualized program of study.