Accredited physical therapy schools - According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), from 2002, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) approves more physical therapy programs at the Bachelor of Science (BS) level university. Most schools offer only the program of doctor (DTC) physical therapy, although some still offer a master's degree in physiotherapy. As of December 31, 2015 CAPTE cease accreditation of physiotherapy masters programs. However, many schools award a Bachelor of Science (BS) for students who earn the degree TPD. California State University, Fresno Campus
Fresno has a BS 4 years in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences and Rehabilitation (RSI), which allows students to pursue a degree of master in several health professions, including physical therapy. The IHRS degree requires 124 units, including 65 in the major area. Students take 29 or 30 units of core courses; During the remaining dependent on their career path. The path of physical therapy physiotherapy includes 44 units and 51 general education courses units. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 (GPA) over the last 60 units and at least a grade of C in any course of physical therapy to enter the master's program (TPM) physical therapy. In the MPT program students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 with a minimum grade of C in all courses of clinical experience. The program totals 68 units, including 3 during the clinical experience in the middle of the program and 18 weeks of clinical work at the end of the program. APTA surveys, 83 percent of students who enter the program complete successfully.
Department of Physical Therapy
California State University, Fresno
2345 MS MH29 Avenue San Ramon -Orient
Fresno, CA 93740 559-278-2625
Quinnipiac University program has two parts: a 3-year program or 4 years of 122 units leading to a Bachelor of Health Studies and Science; and a 3-year diploma program DPT. The school courses Applicants should have included college preparatory mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics. Tests such as the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) are significant. Candidates need a minimum of 10 hours of experience observing physiotherapists in different contexts. The DPT program requires 102 units. To participate, students must obtain an average of 3.2 with their bachelor's degree, including notes C or better for certain courses. Students enrolled in the DPT program risk dismissal unless they maintain a GPA of 3.0 each semester, and the minimum qualifications C + Critical progress. Students receive 10 to 12 weeks of clinical experience in the fall semester of the second year and 30 to 36 weeks in the spring of last year and summer courses. The APTA reports 80 percent of the graduates of this program; 94 percent successfully tested for their license at the first attempt. The employment rate was 100 percent for the sample of graduates.
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908 203-582-8200
University of Texas - San Antonio
Students can enroll in this program without MPT BS degree. They must complete core and Texas prerequisite courses that qualify them for a BS in Health Science, awarded when they receive their DPT degree. The basic program includes 42 English units of college-level mathematics, natural sciences, humanities, social sciences and behavioral sciences. Students with a full 4-year degree that the prerequisites for the bachelor who is 58 units topics such as general biology, human anatomy and human physiology. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 in all sciences, mathematics and the prerequisites and pass the exam Graduate Records (GRE) before enrolling at MPT program. The program lasts seven semesters and has 100 semester units with space for about 40 students each fall. Program includes three clinical experiences required 8 weeks. Clinical experience starts the summer session of the second year. The third-year clinical experience may require the student to temporarily relocate to its own detriment. The employment rate of graduates surveyed by the APTA was 100 percent. About 95 percent of successful licensing exam on the first try; 92 percent of registered complete the program successfully.
University of Texas
Department of Physical Therapy
7703 Floyd Curl hard
San Antonio, TX 78229