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There are two options for acceptance into the undergraduate physical therapy program as a freshman:
Students will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science in four years and a Doctor of Physical Therapy after seven years. Students who want to be considered for this option must meet the following requirements:
This program is designed for qualified students to earn an undergraduate degree in Health Science and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in six years rather than seven. Students who want to be considered for this option must meet the following requirements:
Students who do not achieve the required GPAs at the time for matriculation into the graduate program will be transferred into the 4 +3 program, provided their GPAs meet the requirements for the 4 + 3 program.
Students may transfer into the undergraduate program at any time. The minimum requirements for admission into the undergraduate program are the following:
After successful completion of a Bachelor's degree, students may apply to the graduate DPT program if they meet the following requirements:
Although this is not a guaranteed option, preference is given for students who complete an undergraduate degree at Gannon University. Seventy-five percent of the seats in Gannon's Doctor of Physical Therapy program are reserved for qualified Gannon undergraduate physical therapy students.