Physical Therapy (Entry Level DPT)

About Program

The full-time entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program at Nova Southeastern University is offered as a campus based program that is completed in 3 years. Students are admitted in the summer semester. The program includes 40 weeks of full time clinical practice. While on campus, student-learning experiences occur in a combination of traditional instruction, case based interactive learning, and clinical lab skills training. Faculty supervised clinical education training begins in the fall term of year one. Students experience direct patient care in a variety of health care facilities located in S. Florida that serve primarily underserved populations.

Graduates will be awarded a D.P.T. degree upon satisfactory completion of graduation requirements, which include a comprehensive examination and a full time clinical internship in addition to the course work.

Please note: The official catalog of the NSU College of Health Care Sciences, Physical Therapy Program, is the governing document for all program-related information. Consequently, if there is any conflict between the information contained online and that contained in the catalog, the information in the catalog prevails.

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