Physical Therapy Schools in Pennsylvania



Arcadia University Physical Therapy Program

450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038-3215

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 215-572-2950
Fax:
Email: admiss@arcadia.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits: 110
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 50
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum total GRE combined score on verbal and quantitative portions of 1050 with no less than 450 in each section, minimum 4 on GRE analytical writing section, More than one PT observation experience
Website: http://www.arcadia.edu/academic/default.aspx?id=1007


Chatham University Physical Therapy Program

114 Dilworth Hall
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2826

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Becky Hohman
Phone: 412-365-1409
Fax: 412-365-1213
Email: hohman@chatham.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits: 105
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 30
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, 100 hours of PT observation
Website: http://www.chatham.edu/academics/programs/graduate/pt/index.cfm


Drexel University Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences
Mail Stop 502
245 North 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2119

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Allison Schukar
Phone: 215-762-8852
Fax:
Email: ptadmissions@drexel.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT, Doctors of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences
Credits: 128 quarter hours
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 50
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0
Website: http://www.drexel.edu/cnhp/rehab_sciences/


Duquesne University Physical Therapy Program

John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences
Room 113 Health Sciences Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15282-0001

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact:
Phone: 412-396-5541
Fax:
Email: ptdept@duq.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 119
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 36
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 2.75, minimum GRE combined score on verbal & quantitative sections 1100, 100 hours of PT observation evenly divided between two different areas of physical therapy practice
Website: http://www.duq.edu/physical-therapy/


Gannon University Physical Therapy Program

Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences
AJ Palumbo Academic Center
109 University Square
Erie, PA 16501-9987

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Kristine S Legters, PT, DSc, NCS, Chair, DPT Program
Phone: 814-871-5548
Fax: 814-871-5662
Email: legters001@gannon.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 106
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 42
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0
Website: http://www.gannon.edu/departmental/pt/


Lebanon Valley College Physical Therapy Program

101 N College Avenue
Annville, PA 17003-1404

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Stan M Dacko, PT, PhD, Chair and Associate Professor
Phone: 717-867-6843
Fax:
Email: dacko@lvc.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 118
PTCAS: No
Class Size:
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum science GPA 2.5, 30 hours of PT observation in two different settings
Website: http://www.lvc.edu/physical-therapy/index.aspx


Misericordia University Physical Therapy Program

301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612-1008

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Joan Foster, Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfers
Phone: 570-674-6255
Fax:
Email: jfoster@misericordia.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits: 120
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 50
Requirements: Freshmen entry or Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, 50 hours PT observation in at least two different facilities
Website: http://www.misericordia.edu/pt


Neumann University Physical Therapy Program

Division of Nursing and Health Sciences
One Neumann Drive, Room 232
Aston, PA 19014-1277

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Robert E Post, PT, PhD, Director
Phone: 610-558-5534
Fax:
Email: postr@neumann.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits:
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 26
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 2.5, 200 hours of PT experience
Website: http://www.neumann.edu/academics/grad/therapy/index.asp


Saint Francis University Physical Therapy Program

School of Health Sciences
117 Evergreen Drive
P.O. Box 600
Loretto, PA 15940

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Lisa A. Buck, Coordinator of Graduate Admissions
Phone: 814-472-3123
Fax: 814-472-3140
Email: lbuck@francis.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 115
PTCAS: No
Class Size:
Requirements: 3+3 freshmen entry or Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, 80 hours of volunteer or paid experience in physical therapy in two different settings
Website: http://www.francis.edu/PThome.htm


Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Program

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
PT Building
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact: Carol L Martin-Elkins, PT, PhD, Chairperson
Phone: 724-738-2080
Fax: 724-738-2113
Email: carol.martin-elkins@sru.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 116
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 50
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 2.75, 100 hours of direct physical therapy experience with a licensed physical therapist in two or more clinical settings
Website: http://academics.sru.edu/pt/index.htm


Temple University Physical Therapy Program

3307 North Broad Street
Jones Hall – 6th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19140

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact: Stephen Carp PT, PhD, GCS
Phone: 215-707-8913
Fax: 215-707-7500
Email: stephen.carp@temple.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits: 130
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 50
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, PT observation hours
Website: http://www.temple.edu/chpsw/departments/pt/


Thomas Jefferson University Physical Therapy Program

Jefferson College of Health Professions
130 South Ninth Street, Suite 830
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5233

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Paul D Howard, PT, PhD, OCS, Cert MDT, COMT, Interim Chairperson
Phone: 215-503-8025
Fax:
Email: Paul.Howard@jefferson.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits: 111
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 43
Requirements: 3+3 freshmen entry or Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, 50 hours of volunteer or work experience in two physical therapy settings
Website: http://www.jefferson.edu/jchp/pt/


University of Pittsburgh Physical Therapy Program

6035 Forbes Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Public
Program Contact:
Phone: 412-383-6630
Fax: 412-383-6535
Email: PTinfo@shrs.pitt.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits: 107
PTCAS: Yes
Class Size: 60
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, minimum GRE score of 1000 is required (Verbal and Quantitative) and a minimum score of 3.5 (Analytical), 100 PT observations hours
Website: http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/dpt/


University of Scranton Physical Therapy Program

Department of Physical Therapy
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-2429

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Peter Leininger, PT, PhD, OCS, Assistant Professor, DPT Program Director
Phone: 570-941-6662
Fax: 570-941-7940
Email: entry-level.DPT@scranton.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits: 116.5
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 45
Requirements: Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0
Website: http://matrix.scranton.edu/academics/pcps/physicaltherapy/


University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Physical Therapy Program

600 South 43rd Street
Box 39
Philadelphia, PA 19104

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Marc Campolo, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, CSCS, Chair
Phone: 215-596-8849
Fax:
Email: m.campol@usip.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Credits:
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 40
Requirements: 3+3 freshmen entry or Baccalaureate degree, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0
Website: http://www.usp.edu/academics/collegesdepts/pt


Widener University Physical Therapy Program

Institute for Physical Therapy Education
School of Human Service Professions
One University Place
Chester, PA 19013

CAPTE: Accredited
Designation: Private
Program Contact: Jeanne Nolan, Program Secretary
Phone: 610-499-1277
Fax: 610-499-1231
Email: physicaltherapy@widener.edu
Completion: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, t-DPT
Credits: 120
PTCAS: No
Class Size: 40
Requirements: 120 credits of approved graduate course work, minimum overall Undergraduate cumulative GPA 3.0, minimum prerequisite GPA 3.0, 40 hours PT observation in two different settings
Website: http://www.widener.edu/academics/collegesandschools/humanserviceprofessions/physicaltherapy