Doctor of Physical Therapy
North Georgia College & State University offers an accredited entry level program leading to the Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. The curriculum consists of nine semesters, 130 semester hours, and utilizes a hybrid Problem Based Learning format. Evidence Based Practice and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Core values are emphasized throughout the curriculum and are role modeled and practiced in the North Georgia Faculty Practice. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to sit for the national licensure examination in Physical Therapy. For more information regarding physical therapy as a career may be obtained through www.APTA.org.
For additional program information or to schedule a campus visit, call the Office of the Programmatic Admissions Coordinator, Department of Physical Therapy 706-864-1863, e-mail email@example.com, or write to the Office of the Programmatic Admissions Coordinator, Department of Physical Therapy, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001.
Graduate Admissions Procedures
Applications are available from the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS): www.ptcas.org/. The North Georgia College & State University Graduate Admissions application should not be submitted.
Specific application deadlines are set annually and are posted at the PTCAS web site: www.ptcas.org/. All documents and materials submitted to North Georgia to fulfill the application requirements for entry to a program at North Georgia become the property of the university and will not be returned. These materials are kept for one year for incomplete application files and for three years for completed and accepted applicants, but who did not enroll.
Applicants must apply for the DPT program through the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service (PTCAS) www.ptcas.org/. Applicants should follow the specific instructions for admission outlined by the service.