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📷 Ruskin, Florida Campus
Gannon University and the Physical Therapy Department receives
and reviews applications for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program
and all applicant credentials exclusively through the Physical
Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS), provided by the
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). This includes
information from all previously attended university or college
transcripts, letters of recommendation, PT observation hours,
personal essay and supplemental materials. Full application
instructions can be found on the Gannon University, Ruskin, FL
campus - Doctor of Physical Therapy page by visiting www.ptcas.org.
The application cycle is July 1 - December 1 each
The program is designed as a full-time course of study. Students
are not able to transfer into the program. A maximum of 6 credits may be accepted for transfer, if a grade of B or higher was achieved, based on program director approval. Prior to matriculation in the program,
students must complete and fulfill the following requirements:
*(200 or 300 level; Human Anatomy and Physiology courses do not
meet this prerequisite)
** (200 level behavioral/social science course)
*** (Human Gross Anatomy recommended; course should be at 200 or
300 level at four year degree granting institution)
*** (Anatomy/Physiology (AP) 1 and 2 with Labs, from a Baccalaureate degree granting school, may be accepted in lieu of one semester of Human Anatomy with Lab and one semester of Human Physiology with Lab.
The application review process begins each fall semester
with admission decisions being finalized by March in the year of