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Doctor of Physical Therapy

Applications Currently Being Accepted  - must be postmarked by April 18

Indiana State University is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist education program from CAPTE. The program has submitted an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the [professional/technical] phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in [professional/technical] courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation..

  • Please note that new programs are not allowed to use PTCAS the first year of development. Please complete our alternative application.

Graduation from a physical therapist education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; accreditation@apta.org is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states. 

Mission

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The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program is to provide a supportive, student-focused learning environment that encourages and educates individuals to develop into compassionate, clinically and culturally competent licensed physical therapists who are productive citizens. The physical therapy curriculum will allow opportunities for scholarship, community engagement, and professional service, in addition to in-depth learning in human movement. The program will emphasize ways in which future physical therapists can contribute to the health equity of all, including rural and/or underserved populations.

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Application Deadline

  • Applications currently being accepted - Applications postmarked after Saturday April 18 will not be accepted)
  • We will have rolling admissions the first year and will continue to entertain applications as long as possible prior to our May 2015 start date
  • Interviews: Friday, March 27 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and / or Saturday, March 28 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Interviews will last no longer than 30 minutes
  • ​​Additional interviews may be scheduled as needed for highly qualified applicants who are not able to make the official interview day.

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Courses are not current in the University catalog at this time. Please refer to these documents for curriculum.

 

Indiana State University is seeking accreditation of its physical therapist education program from CAPTE. The program will submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the [professional/technical] phase of the program. No students may be enrolled in [professional/technical] courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation.
Additional information about Physical Therapy fees and expenses can be found at http://health-cms.indstate.edu/sites/health.indstate.edu/files/amr-dpt-program-expenses.pdf