Physical Therapy Schools in Iowa



Clarke College Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001-3198

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Andrew Priest, PT, EdD, Chair
Phone: 563-588-6382
Fax: 563-588-6789
Email: andrew.priest@clarke.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 116
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size:
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, 3.00 Cumulative GPA, 3.00 Prerequisite Science, minimum of 25 hours observing in at least three of the following areas: pediatrics, geriatrics, inpatient acute/subacute care,
neurological rehabilitation, orthopedics, sports medicine (75 hour total), minimum GRE score 800
Website: http://www.clarke.edu/page.aspx?id=2820


Des Moines University Physical Therapy Program

Osteopathic Medical Center
College of Health Sciences
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312-4198

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Katie Pearce
Phone: 515-271-7854
Fax: 515-271-1614
Email: PTadmit@dmu.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 127
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: maximum of 50
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum total of 80 hours of observation with at least 20 hours each at three different patient populations
Website: http://www.dmu.edu/chs/pt/


St Ambrose University Physical Therapy Program

Physical Therapy Department
College of Education & Health Sciences
518 West Locust
Davenport, IA 52803

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Carrie Meador-Bliss
Phone: 563-333-6403
Fax: 563-333-6410
Email: pt@sau.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, tDPT
Credits: 97
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: maximum 36
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, 50 hours of observation with licensed physical therapists in two or more physical therapy settings
Website: http://web.sau.edu/pt/


University of Iowa Physical Therapy Program

Graduate Program in Physical Therapy & Rehab Science
1-248 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242-1190

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 319-335-9791
Fax: 319-335-9707
Email: physical-therapy@uiowa.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Doctor of Philosophy
Credits: 101
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: about 36
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0
Website: http://www.healthcare.uiowa.edu/physicaltherapy/