Florida International University (FIU) is located in Miami Florida. The FIU DPT program endeavors to be unparalleled in intellectual, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity in its faculty and students. The department of Physical Therapy has won the APTA Minority Initiatives Award two times.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.
Nova Southeastern University-Tampa is located in Tampa on the west coast of Florida. The program is designed around a blended Learning model. It is a 4 year program that is designed for the mature student with limitations due to geographical, personal, and financial reasons. The off campus learning option is ideal for someone that can not be on campus every day of the week.
University of South Florida-PT Expansion Program at University at West Florida (UWF) is located in Pensacola, on the western tip of Florida’s Panhandle. The USF/UWF Partnership DPT program is projected to have 12 students in their inaugural class. U.S. News & World Report ranks the USF PT doctorate program 63rd in the nation, higher than seven other programs in the state.
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences-Florida (USA) is located in St. Augustine, a part of Florida’s First Coast region. USA has a small campus population which allows for individualized mentorship along in ideal year-round campus setting.