The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Georgia Southern University is a full-time, nine-semester program that is comprised of academic coursework and three full-time clinical affiliations (with a minimum of 31 weeks of full-time clinical practice), in addition to other smaller clinical experiences. Upon completion of the program, all students are awarded a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. All program graduates are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for state licensure in all jurisdictions. Admission is limited to 36 students per class.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is offered at the Armstrong Campus in Savannah. In January 2018, Armstrong State University merged with Georgia Southern University to become Georgia Southern University-Armstrong Campus.
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Program applications for the 2019-20 admissions cycle will be available on PTCAS (ptcas.org) in early July 2019. The Georgia Southern University Graduate Studies application is not used. Applicants admitted during this cycle will begin the program in May 2020.
Georgia Southern University DPT program accepts and reviews both Early Decision and Regular Decision applications. The PTCAS application and required documentation must be submitted by the deadlines below. All application deadlines are firm. If your application is not submitted by the deadline, it cannot be considered for admission.
Application Deadlines (tentative until finalized by PTCAS):
Early Decision Application Deadline: August 15, 2019
GRE Deadline for Early Decision: July 30, 2019
*Important Note: Your application must be submitted and complete in PTCAS by August 15, 2019. An application status of Complete means that your application has been submitted, PTCAS has received all of your official transcripts, and your GRE scores have been received by school code 7813. Early Decision applications that are not Complete in PTCAS by August 15 will be moved automatically to Regular Decision.
Regular Decision Application Deadline: October 1, 2019
GRE Deadline for Regular Decision: September 20, 2019