Physical Therapy (PT) is a challenging and satisfying profession — one with many career pathways from which to choose. The wide range of clinical settings, the diversity of the patient populations, and the variety of specialty areas provide a vast array of employment and professional growth opportunities for the new graduate. Shenandoah University’s entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy professional degree program prepares students for the challenges of the profession and provides an excellent foundation for further graduate study. Applications for SU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program are made utilizing the Physical Therapy Centralized Application system. Please see the PTCAS website for information regarding applications and deadlines.
The Physical Therapy Program at Shenandoah University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and was recently reaccredited until October 2018.
Applicants to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program must have demonstrated success in academics and have a strong background in the sciences. Completion of the bachelor’s degree is required. A demonstration of well-developed problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills and commitment to service is necessary. Those applying to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program should be prepared to work closely with other students in the program, make contributions to the learning process of others and contribute to the enrichment of the curriculum and the profession. Join us on Facebook!
PT Admission Requirements
The Division of Physical Therapy offers three avenues for admission into the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Degree Program; 1. Traditional Admissions2. Articulation Agreement3. SU Undergraduate Physical Therapy Guaranteed Acceptance Regardless of the route of application, processing for the DPT program is through the Physical Therapy Central Application Service (PTCAS). Although these applications are processed…Read More about PT admissions requirements
Applications for SU’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program are completed and verified utilizing the Physical Therapy Centralized Application system. Please see the PTCAS website for information regarding applications and deadlines. See the FAQ page for additional information for frequently asked admissions questions. Questions or problems? Contact: Patty Kline, Admission Coordinator Division of Physical Therapy…Read More about the application process
SU DPT Articulation Agreements
Shenandoah University Division of Physical Therapy has established articulation agreements with four University partners. Articulation agreements are designed to build strong partnerships between undergraduate institutions and our Doctor of Physical Therapy program. These agreements provide a simplified, guaranteed admissions process for a limited number of undergraduate students from the partner institutions…Read More about articulation agreements
T-DPT Application Checklist
All applicants must submit the following to the Shenandoah University Office of Graduate Admissions: A completed application for admission In Section II – Graduate Programs: write in “T-DPT” Not Required for TDPT: GRE scores, recommendation forms, documentation of clinical hours, essay A thirty dollar application fee Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended…Read More about the application checklist