The University of North Georgia offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to sit for the national licensure examination in physical therapy. More information regarding physical therapy as a career may be obtained through www.APTA.org. Visit the DPT program website for additional program information.
Recommended Prerequisite Courses (not required) may be selected from: Exercise Physiology, Human Growth and Development, Applied Kinesiology, Abnormal Psychology, Biomechanics, Exercise Prescription/Fitness Training, and additional Behavioral Sciences and Biological Sciences.
All prerequisites must be completed before the start of the program.
A candidate who was invited for an interview, but whose application is denied, has the right to appeal the decision. Appeals must be made in written form to:
DPT Admissions Committee
Department of Physical Therapy
University of North Georgia
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
An applicant who has been offered a seat by the DPT program for the next entering class must submit to Graduate Studies:
One set of official transcriptsOne set of official transcripts is required from each institution attended for all course work, undergraduate and beyond. Transfer credit posted on records of other institutions is not accepted in lieu of transcripts from original institutions. Official transcripts are accepted directly from the issuing institution via postal mail or electronically to email@example.com. Student transcripts are accepted only when issued to the student in a sealed envelope and submitted to Graduate Studies unopened. or official international transcript evaluationsInternational transcripts must have a course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Official evaluations must include certification that the applicant's course work and degrees earned are equivalent to course work and degrees earned from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States and include a cumulative grade point average. for each college or university attended.
DPT supplemental form, if not already submitted.
Proof of lawful presence in the United States, if applying for in-state tuition.
Accepted students are required to have health insurance. Visit USG Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP).
130 semester hours
Physical Therapy Department