The following requirements must be satisfied for admission:

  • Applicants must have received a baccalaureate degree in any field, from an accredited institution prior to start of classes in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
  • GRE is required, score reports should be sent directly to the Department of Physical Therapy, Admissions Committee. 
  • Possess a minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 in all required prerequisite courses . No required courses with a grade below "C" are accepted.
  • Possess a minimum of 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA in the required sciences courses.
  • Math and Science courses must have been completed within seven years of application.
  • Complete the PTCAS application and all other admissions requirements by the deadline (December 15th).
  • Complete application for Graduate study, including payment of $75 non-refundable application fee (debit or credit only).
  • Create a video presentation lasting no more than 5 minutes.
  • Fully complete and print the prerequisite worksheet  and the application checklist -- mail/submit to the Department of Physical Therapy.
  • The Admissions Committee may invite candidates who meet the admission requirements for an interview.
  • Candidates will be selected following a competitive evaluation process.

Please return the supplemental application package to:

Admissions Committee
Physical Therapy Department
Howard University
Division of Allied Health Sciences
Annex I - Room B16
516 Bryant St., NW,
Washington, DC 20059

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