Doctor of Physical Therapy

Availability: Gainesville Day
Degree: D.P.T.

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum is a three year, nine (9)-semester plan of study, which incorporates 30 weeks of full-time clinical internship and three weeks of integrated part-time clinical experiences. The students are awarded the DPT degree after completing 128 credit hours of professional course work. Brenau has partnered with the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville to provide our students with early immersion in the clinical setting. In their second semester of the program, students will be part of a hospital mobility team allowing patient interaction and interdisciplinary exposure. Client-centered and interdisciplinary, Brenau’s innovative physical therapy program focuses on experiential learning. The DPT program begins in Summer semester.

Admissions Documents Requirements

Verified CAS Application

Admissions GPA Requirements

3.0 from all college transcripts

Additional Admissions Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all prerequisite courses, coursework completed within past 7 years, Minimum score of 146 on the verbal portion of the GRE, 144 on the quantitative portion and 3.5 on the analytical writing portion for GRE test taken on or after to Aug. 1, 2011.

Minimum score of 400 on the verbal portion of the GRE, 500 on the quantitative portion and 3.5 on the analytical writing portion for GRE test taken prior to August 1st, 2011.
Minimum scores must be all met on one exam, 40 hours of volunteer experience or observations divided at least between two different types of settings, APTA Essay

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