Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University is located in Fort Lauderdale in southeastern Florida.

The Entry- Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (EDPT) Program is a campus-based program located in the College of Health Care Sciences at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Ft. Lauderdale.

The 3-year program includes 41 weeks of full time clinical training. Student-learning experiences occur in a combination of traditional instruction, case-based interactive learning, and clinical lab skills training. Clinical education training begins in the fall semester of year one. Students are admitted in the summer semester and graduates are awarded a DPT degree upon satisfactory completion of all requirements.

Faculty and students are committed to active participation in the profession, scholarship and service. Students are exposed to serving community populations, including the medically underserved and uninsured, through service learning and clinical education experiences.

Nova Southeastern University also offers a 4-year hybrid Program in Tampa, Florida that uses interactive online classes and on-campus institutes.

The Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE),1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

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University of Kentucky

The U.S. News & World Report co-ranks the University of Kentucky PT doctorate program 27th in the nation. The University of Kentucky (UK) is located in beautiful Lexington, KY. The UK DPT program strives to meet the needs of Kentucky and the world. There are two campuses involved in housing the UK DPT program. The main student body is located in Lexington, Kentucky while the smaller cohort is the Center for Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard, Kentucky.

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