Physical Therapy Schools in Florida



Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Physical Therapy Program

School of Allied Health Sciences
309 Ware-Rhaney Extension
Tallahassee, FL 32307-3500

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact: Arnold T Bell, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC/L, Co-Interim Director
Phone: 850-599-3820
Fax: 850-561-2457
Email: arnold.bell@famu.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 103
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 30
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0 of last 60 semester hours, 20 hours of volunteer/observations/work experience in a physical therapy setting
Website: http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?catalog&DoctorofPhysicalTherapy


Florida Gulf Coast University Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy and Human Performance
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact: Sharon Bevins, PT, PhD, Chair and Program Director
Phone: 239-590-7530
Fax: 239-590-7474
Email: sbevins@fgcu.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 115
PTCAS: No
Class Size:
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate division coursework cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.20, GRE scores minimum Quantitative-Verbal total 1000 with 400 minimum in each section, 4.0 on the Analytical section, 5 hours each in two physical therapist shadowing experiences
Website: http://www.fgcu.edu/CHP/PT/PTDPT/index.html


Florida International University Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
University Park, HLS I Room 348
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact: Denis Brunt, PT, EdD, Chair
Phone: 305-348-6640
Fax: 305-348-1979
Email: hoadleyi@fiu.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 113
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size:
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework, 40 hours of observation within a physical therapy clinic or facility
Website: http://cnhs.fiu.edu/pt/


Nova Southeastern University Physical Therapy Program

Physical Therapy Department
3200 S University Drive
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33328

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Dr. Debra F. Stern
Phone: 954-262-1662
Fax: 954-262-1783
Email: debras@nsu.nova.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT, Doctor of Philosophy Program
Credits: 119
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: around 40
Requirements: Minimum of 90 semester hours with at least 30 semester hours being upper division work, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 2.75, minimum prerequisite and science GPA 2.75
Website: http://www.nova.edu/pt/


University of Central Florida Physical Therapy Program

4000 Central Florida Boulevard
HPAI, Room 256 D
Orlando, FL 32816-2205

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact: Gerald V. Smith PT, PhD, Associate Professor and Director
Phone: 407-823-3470
Fax: 407-823-3464
Email: ptinfo@mail.ucf.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 112
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 34
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum of 30 hours of volunteer/work experience under the direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist
Website: http://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/health.pro/physical_therapy.shtml


University of Florida Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
Box 100154 HSC
Gainesville, FL 32610-0154

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 352-273-6085
Fax: 352-273-6109
Email:
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 113
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 55
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0 after 60 credit hours, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum GRE scores 400 verbal, 500 quantitative, and 3.5 on the analytical writing portion, 40 hours of observation or volunteer work with at least 10 hours in each of 3 different types of physical therapy settings, including at least one inpatient hospital setting (nursing home experience does not satisfy this requirement), one outpatient setting, and one specialty area
Website: http://pt.phhp.ufl.edu/


University of Miami Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
Leonard M Miller School of Medicine
5915 Ponce De Leon Boulevard, 5th Floor
Coral Gables, FL 33146

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 305-284-4535
Fax: 305-284-6128
Email: physicaltherapy@miami.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Therapy
Credits: 105
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size:
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, 100 hours exposure to physical therapy, GRE minimum score for verbal and quantitative section 1000, 3.0 analytical writing
Website: http://pt.med.miami.edu/


University of North Florida Physical Therapy Program

Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences
Brooks College of Health
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 904-620-2841
Fax: 904-620-2848
Email: atpt@unf.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 102
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 36
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0 on upper-level courses, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum GRE composite score of 1,000 on verbal and quantitative sections, 80 hours of volunteer/observation experience under supervision of a physical therapist
Website: http://www.unf.edu/brooks/clinical-applied-movement/pt.html


University of South Florida Physical Therapy Program

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC 77
Tampa, FL 33612

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 813-974-8870
Fax: 813-974-8915
Email: dpt@health.usf.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits:
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 36
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.2, minimum upper division courses GPA 3.2, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.2, 20 hours of documented observational, volunteer or other work experience in both hospital inpatient and outpatient physical therapy settings
Website: http://health.usf.edu/medicine/dpt/index.htm


University of St Augustine Physical Therapy Program

Institute of Physical Therapy
1 University Boulevard
St Augustine, FL 32086-5783

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Wanda Nitsch, PT, PhD, MTC, Dean and Director of the Institute of Physical Therapy
Phone: 904-826-0084
Fax: 904-826-0085
Email: wnitsch@usa.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 120
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 30
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, GRE combined minimum score of 1,000 for the verbal and quantitative sections
Website: http://www.usa.edu/StAugustine.aspx