Physical Therapy Schools in California



Azusa Pacific University Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
PO Box 7000
701 E. Foothill Blvd.
Azusa, California 91702

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Michael Laymon, PT, DSc, O.C.S.
Phone: 626-815-5021
Fax: 626-815-5017
Email: mlaymon@apu.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 150
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 40
Requirements:
Website: http://www.apu.edu/bas/physicaltherapy/dpt/


California State University Fresno Physical Therapy Program

Physical Therapy Department
California State University, Fresno
2345 East San Ramon Avenue
MS-MH29
Fresno, CA 93740-8031

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 559-278-2625
Fax: 559-278-3635
Email: csufresnopt@yahoo.com
Completion: Master of Physical Therapy and Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits:
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 20
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, 100 PT observation hours, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0
Website: http://www.csufresno.edu/chhs/depts_programs/physical_therapy/


California State University Long Beach Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
Engineering Technology 130
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact: Gloria Dacanay
Phone: 562-985-4072
Fax: 562-985-4069
Email: gdacanay@csulb.edu
Completion: Master of Physical Therapy
Credits:
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 32-36
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0
Website: http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/departments/physical-therapy/


California State University Northridge Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8411

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 818-677-2203
Fax: 818-677-7411
Email: pt@csun.edu
Completion: Master of Physical Therapy
Credits: 90
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: around 40
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum of 100 documented work/volunteer hours with two thirds of documented hours under the supervision of a physical therapist
Website: http://hhd.csun.edu/pt/


California State University Sacramento Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
College of Health and Human Services
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6020

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 916-278-6426
Fax: 916-278-5053
Email:
Completion: Master of Physical Therapy
Credits: 63
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 32
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum of 2.5 GPA for the last 60 semester units of your baccalaureate degree, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum 100 total hours of observation/work/volunteer experience in at least two different physical therapy setting types under the direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist.
Website: http://www.hhs.csus.edu/PT/


Chapman University Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Serena Healey, Admissions Coordinator
Phone: 714-744-7620
Fax: 714-744-7621
Email: healey@chapman.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 125
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 50
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, 40 hours of physical therapy observation/experience
Website: http://www.chapman.edu/CS/PT/


Loma Linda University Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
24951 North Circle Drive
Loma Linda, CA 92350

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Larry Chinnock, PT, EdD, MBA, Director
Phone: 909-558-4632 ext 47251
Fax: 909-558-0459
Email: lchinnock@llu.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy, tDPT,
Credits: 167
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 64
Requirements: Completed a minimum of 92 semester units, minimum GPA 3.0, 80 PT observation/work hours are with 20 hours of which must be in an inpatient setting
Website: http://www.llu.edu/allied-health/sahp/pt/index.page


Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
Mount St Mary’s College
10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA 9000

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 213-477-2600
Fax: 213-477-2609
Email: dptinfo@msmc.la.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 120
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 30
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, composite Score of 1000 on the GRE
Website: http://www.msmc.la.edu/graduate-programs/physical-therapy.asp


Samuel Merritt University Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
450 30th Street
Oakland, CA 94609

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Janessa Reinblatt, Assistant Director of Admission
Phone: 510-869-1571
Fax: 510-869-6282
Email: jreinblatt@samuelmerritt.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 110
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 32
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 2.80, minimum prerequisite GPA 2.60, minimum GRE verbal score of 450, minimum GRE quantitative score of 500, minimum of 40 hours of volunteer or paid experience in an inpatient physical therapy setting
Website: http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/physical_therapy


UCSF/SFSU Physical Therapy Program

University of California San Francisco / San Francisco State University
Dept of Physical Therapy and Rehab Science
Box 0736
San Francisco, CA 94143-0736

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 415-476-3147
Fax: 415-502-0323
Email:
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, tDPT, Doctorate in Physical Therapy Science
Credits: 155.5 quarter hours
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 28-32
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum of 150 hours of paid volunteer experience in a variety (e.g. outpatient, inpatient, rehabilitation) of physical therapy settings working under the direct supervision of a physical therapist, GRE minimum score of 1000 and 450 for verbal section and 4.5 analytical
Website: http://www.ptrehab.medschool.ucsf.edu/Education/


USC Physical Therapy Program

Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy
University of Southern California
1540 East Alcazar Street, CHP 155
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 323-442-2900
Fax: 323-442-1515
Email:
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 115
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: about 95
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, GRE minimum score of 1000
Website: http://pt.usc.edu/


University of St Augustine Physical Therapy Program

700 Windy Point Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 760-591-3012
Fax: 760-591-3053
Email: SDenroll@usa.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT, Dual degree option Master of Occupational Therapy Degree/DPT, Flex DPT program with online courses
Credits: 120
PTCAS: No
Class Size: around 50
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, GRE combined minimum score of 1,000 for the verbal and quantitative sections
Website: http://www.usa.edu/SanDiego.aspx


University of the Pacific Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 209-946-2886
Fax: 209-946-2367
Email: PTAdmissions@pacific.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 103
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 36
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, 50 hours of experience in physical therapy practice settings, at least 25 of which must be in an acute care hospital
Website: http://web.pacific.edu/x9640.xml


Western University of Health Sciences Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy Education
309 E. Second Street
Pomona, California 91766

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 909-469-5294
Fax: 909-469-5692
Email: dpte@westernu.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 145.5
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 40-44
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 2.8, minimum prerequisite GPA 2.8, Minimum total of 100 hours in 2 or more physical therapy facilities and/or clinical settings with minimum of 40 hours per setting
Website: http://www.westernu.edu/xp/edu/cahp/dpt_about.xml